Guest Speaker Series

Justice N. Anand Venkatesh on the Structuring of Pleadings – Part II

By | July 18th, 2020|Adjudication and Judicial Process, Civil Procedure, Guest Speaker Series, Litigation Practice, Tricks of the Trade, Young Lawyers|

Editor’s Note: This post (the second part of a two-part series) is a transcript of a webinar conducted by Justice N. Anand Venkatesh of the Madras High Court on the Structuring of Pleadings under the Civil Procedure Code. The webinar is a part of the Nyaya Forum for Courtroom Lawyering’s Webinar Series on Practical Skills [...]

Justice N. Anand Venkatesh on the Structuring of Pleadings – Part I

By | July 18th, 2020|Adjudication and Judicial Process, Civil Procedure, Guest Speaker Series, Litigation Practice, Tricks of the Trade, Young Lawyers|

Editor’s Note: This post (the first part of a two-part series) is a transcript of a webinar conducted by Justice N. Anand Venkatesh of the Madras High Court on the Structuring of Pleadings under the Civil Procedure Code. The webinar is a part of the Nyaya Forum for Courtroom Lawyering’s Webinar Series on Practical Skills [...]

Litigation and Arbitral Practice | Anirudh Krishnan

By | January 23rd, 2018|Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Madras, NALSAR Alumni|

Mr. Anirudh Krishnan, Founder Partner of AK Law Chambers, who graduated from NALSAR and Oxford, has a rich experience in commercial and public law litigation, arbitration and corporate advisory work of the firm. He was appointed as a consultant to the Law Commission of India for the Report of Arbitration (2013-14), receiving special appreciation, besides [...]

Litigation: Experience and Challenges | Nikhil Nayyar

By | October 4th, 2017|Guest Speaker Series, Supreme Court of India, Uncategorized|

Mr. Nikhil Nayyar is an NLSIU graduate of 1993 and holds a rich experience of practicing for the last 24 years in a wide variety of areas including arbitration, company law, constitutional law, electricity law, indirect taxation, education, labor and service law, environmental law, consumer protection, land acquisition among others. He was appointed as the [...]

Extradition Litigation | Dayan Krishnan

By | April 14th, 2017|Criminal Law, Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Delhi, Senior Designation|

Editor's Note: Extradition as Mr Krishnan explains is an intersection of the law, politics and foreign relations. It is hence of extreme importance for India, which has been rapidly approaching the global centre stage, to ensure that it extradition laws are both in conjunction with international standards, as well as watertight, The fact the Abu [...]

Judging as a Spiritual Journey | Justice Kannan

By | March 13th, 2017|Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Madras, High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Judicial Ethics|

Editor's Note: The common thread in Justice Kannan’s lecture was that the Law and the Truth are perfectly compatible. Entry into litigation is a spiritual cause and for him spirituality, is being transparent, truthful and even-handed. He stressed that one must not romanticize the judiciary, as it would disturb this balance of authority and virtue [...]

Human Rights and the Courts | Dr. Colin Gonsalves

By | January 26th, 2017|Guest Speaker Series, Human Rights, Supreme Court of India|

Editor's Note: Dr. Gonsalves in his lecture inspired a hall full of students to pick up social justice litigation after law school. He justified his exhortation on the grounds that a combination of social activism with law as a career would breed spontaneity through interaction with people while also giving one the unmatched reward of [...]

Confessions of an Accidental Lawyer | Aditya Sondhi

By | October 15th, 2016|Guest Speaker Series, High Court of Karnataka, Senior Designation|

Editor's Note: The Senior Counsel based in Bengaluru exhorted that students be mindful of the system that was always bigger than any individual, though he maintained that the system was receptive and encouraging of young lawyers provided they put in the hard work and kept their hunger for learning alive. Dr. Aditya Sondhi is a [...]