VM Salgaocar College of Law to hold Lex Infinitum 2021


The organising committee of VM Salgaocar College of Law, Miramar will conduct the 6th edition of Lex Infinitum 2021, an International Dispute Resolution Competition, held in collaboration with Association for International Dispute Resolution (AIDR) from February 21 to February 27 in online mode. Lex provides opportunities to law students from all over the world to showcase their mediation and negotiation skills.

This edition of the event will witness participation from 36 negotiating teams and 18 mediators from 38 top law colleges out of which 13 are international teams and 10 national law schools with a prize money of `1,05,000. That aside, several cash prizes, trophies and awards will be up for grabs. Participants will be provided feedback from top mediation and negotiation professionals. There will also be opportunities in the form of mediation and negotiation training through an interactive certification course by way of knowledge sessions which will go on till February 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. IST on the ZOOM platform.

This year there will be participation from international teams hailing from Singapore, England, New York, Ireland, California, Brazil, Poland, Sri Lanka, Russia, Belgium, Nigeria and many more, besides multiple teams from across India as well.

Lex Infinitum aims at promoting the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in India as well as abroad which can be accomplished by enhancing the popularity of ADR techniques among law students and aspiring lawyers. Additionally, students will have opportunities to interact with foremost experts in the mediation field and will experience the thrill of competing against the brightest student minds of the generation. The day before the competition will be reserved for an interactive workshop-cum-seminar held for the participating teams (inclusive of coaches), and conducted by expert ADR practitioners from all over the country and abroad.

Lex will witness Mediation Musings – ‘Hammer out a deal, not ethics’, ethical dilemmas in ADR, today from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. (IST) on the ZOOM platform. The ZOOM meeting ID for the same is 91959361460, which is open to all.