National Workshop and Faculty Development Programme on Client Counselling and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

AMITY LAW SCHOOL, AMITY UNIVERSITY UTTAR PRADESH (AUUP)

LUCKNOW CAMPUS

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National Workshop and Faculty Development Programme

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Client Counselling and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

(14 th -18 th , March 2018, Lucknow)
REGISTRATION OPEN

ABOUT AMITY UNIVERSITY

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Amity is the leading education group of India with over 1,25,000 students studying across 1000 acres of hi-tech campus. Amity has instituted global standards in education, training and research with world-class infrastructure and the latest teaching methodologies. With the mission to train future leaders of the corporate world, the University strives to blend modernity with tradition in each of its students. At Amity, emphasis is given on not only making you academically brilliant, but true leaders and team players, thus preparing you for the real life corporate world. Amity institutions are constantly ranked amongst the top. Amity University has been ranked the number one not-for-profit private University by Education Times.

All campuses of Amity are interconnected through a highly secured virtual private network. Amity Lucknow is a constituent unit of Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Noida. It is generally referred to as Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Lucknow Campus. Amity Law School (ALS) Lucknow Campus was established in 2007 with the aim to produce law professionals of immense caliber. ALS is currently offering the following programmes:

  • Five- year integrated B.A. LL.B (Hons.), B.Com. LL.B (Hons.) and B.B.A. LL.B (Hons.) programme
  • Three year LL.B programme.
  • One-year LL.M programme with specialization, namely, Constitutional, Business and International Laws
  • Full Time and Part Time Ph.D. programme

We, at Amity Law School, Lucknow provide unmatched opportunities to study law in an innovative, rigorous and collaborative environment. We ensure our students get the best of the two worlds, be it theoretical or practical legal education. Hence, we constantly strive to explore and provide our students with different aspect of contemporary issues.

AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

“Discourage litigation; persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the normal winner is often a loser in fees, expense, cost and time.”

  • Abraham Lincoln

The Amity Law School (ALS), Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Lucknow Campus takes immense privilege in organising Five Day National Workshop and Faculty Development Programme  on “Client Counselling and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)”  from 14th-18th , March 2018. The Workshop has a multi-disciplinary approach as it focuses on issues related to client counselling, advocacy skills and various ADR mechanisms. We acknowledge the participation of all the Academicians, Professionals, Research Scholars and Students in the Programme.

The need to impart expertise, skills and awareness in client counselling and arbitration is now increasingly being experienced. Both client counselling and arbitration are the most important attributes of the legal fields. In the present scenario, where the judiciary is over burdened with cases it becomes the duty of the lawyer to understand the needs of his client and suggest suitable means for settlement of his disputes. Client Counselling is an art where you win over the trust of your client by assuring him that he will be benefited by your aid and advice. Similarly, there are so many alternative ways of settling disputes outside the courtroom like negotiation, mediation, conciliation, arbitration etc.

In the light of the above condition it becomes imperative on the part of the budding lawyers to understand the technicalities involved in the process of client counselling and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism.

Henceforth, the core objective of the Programme would be to develop and hone the skills of the participants in the areas of client counselling and ADR mechanism. The workshop intends to adopt a definite methodology to achieve the objectives of the programme. Besides conducting the practical sessions giving inputs of skill, the participants would also be allotted the assignments for testing theirs client counselling skills and understanding of ADR mechanism.

The proposed training interaction is to be geared to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To familiarize the participants about the concept and procedure of client counselling and ADR mechanism.
  2. To highlight the prevailing trends in client counselling and ADR mechanism.
  3. To develop the skills of preparation for client counselling and ADR mechanism.
  4. To advance the settlement of dispute by client counselling and ADR mechanism

 

THEMES

The workshop will be conducted on the following thematic areas as mentioned below:

  1. Client Counselling and Advocacy Skills
  2. Need for Settlement of disputes outside the Courtroom
  3. Negotiation, Mediation and Conciliation
  4. Domestic Arbitration
  5. International Commercial Arbitration
  6. Any other topic related to the theme.

The sessions shall be conducted by eminent professors and experts as follows:

  1. (Dr.) S Sivakumar

Member

Law Commission of India

  1. (Dr.) V Nagaraj

Professor of Law

The National Law School of India, Bangalore

  1. (Dr.) B B Pandey

Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (Retd.)

Former Head and Dean, Lucknow University

 

  1. Prasenjit Kundu

Assistant Professor (Law)

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow

  1. I B Singh

Senior Advocate

High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, Lucknow Bench

  1. Sheelendra Agnihotri

Advocate

High Court of Judicature at Allahabad

Member, Indian Council of Arbitration

Note: The above list is only informative and not all-inclusive. This Programme will be of great interest to Academicians, Professionals, Research Scholars and Students interested in or working on thematic areas as covered under the Programme.

ELIGIBILITY

We acknowledge the participation of all the Academicians, Professionals, Research Scholars and Students in the National Workshop and Faculty Development Programme.

DATE AND VENUE

The Workshop will be held from 14th March to 18th March, 2018 at Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP), Lucknow Campus.

REGISTRATION FEES

  • Academicians/Professionals/Research Scholars – Rs. 2000/-
  • Students – Rs. 1500/-
  • Students of Amity University – Rs. 1000/-
  • The Accommodation will be made available on chargeable basis.

Note: The above stated fee would not include the accommodation and transportation charges.

ACCOMMODATION CHARGES

  • Registration will be done on first come, first serve basis.
  • Limited seats are available.
  • In Student Hostels: Rs. 500/-
  • In Guest House: Rs. 250 per Day (Only for Academicians/Professionals/Research Scholars)

Note: We will also be providing Accommodation in the nearby Hotels on the request of the participants. The charges for the same will be as per negotiation with the hotels.

MODE OF PAYMENT

The Participation fee could be paid by Cheque/demand draft /Cash. The Cheque or demand draft bear the name of “Amity University Uttar Pradesh” to be payable at Lucknow.

REGISTRATION

  • Registration will be done on first come, first serve basis.
  • Limited seats are available.
  • The participants are requested to send in duly filled registration form along with the copy of the payment of registration fees at nationalworkshop2018ccadr@gmail.com latest by 5th March, 2018.
  • The participants are requested to send the hard copy of the duly filled registration form along with the copy of the payment of registration fees so as to reach latest by 9th March, 2018 (5pm).

ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE

Organising Committee, National Workshop and Faculty Development Programme

First Floor, Director Office, Amity Law School, Lucknow Campus

Gomti Nagar extension, Near Malhaur Railway Station,

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, Pin: 226010

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Patron-in-Chief                                    

  • Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity University

Co Patron-in-Chief

  • Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University, Rajasthan; Chairman, AUUP, Lucknow Campus

Patron

  • Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor, Amity University, AUUP
  • Gen. K.K. Ohri, AVSM (Retd.) Pro Vice Chancellor, AUUP, Lucknow Campus

Chairman

  • Balraj Chauhan, Director, Amity Law School, AUUP, Lucknow Campus

Dr. Manu Singh

Assistant Professor

Amity Law School

+91 8853590315

Dr. Taru Mishra 

Assistant Professor

Amity Law School

+91 9918777709

Ms. Preeti Singh

Assistant Professor

Amity Law School

+91 8795015528

Ms. Pallavi Singh

Assistant Professor

Amity Law School

+919628315322

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