Indian Review of Corporate and Commercial Laws Blog Writing Competition 2021-22 (Submit by 31 Jan)

The blog aims to create a writing community, consisting of students, research scholars and practitioners, to generate debate and discussion.
Indian Review of Corporate and Commercial Laws Blog Writing Competition 2021-22 (Submit by 31 Jan)

The Indian Review of Corporate and Commercial Laws (IRCCL) is a blog that publishes articles on current issues relating to corporate law, dispute resolution, trade & investment law, taxation law, labour law, competition law and insolvency & bankruptcy law.

The blog aims to create a writing community, consisting of students, research scholars and practitioners, to generate debate and discussion in the areas mentioned above.

Khaitan & Co, As one of India’s oldest and most prestigious law firms, Khaitan & Co is highly reputed in the legal industry for offering pragmatic and efficient solutions. Among a wide range of practice areas, the firm boasts of an exceptional dispute resolution practice, even being recognized as the ‘Firm of the Year’ by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific in 2021. The firm’s dispute resolution practice has also been consistently ranked as a Band 1 / Tier 1 practice in the Asia Pacific (India) region by reputed league tables including Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

ABOUT THE COMPETITION

The second edition of the IRCCL Blog Writing Competition is being organized, in collaboration with Khaitan & Co, to foster and cultivate a calibrated approach to academic research and writing.

What makes this competition particularly unique is its upper word limit of 2,500 words, through which we hope to have a premier focus on novel content. To this effect, the themes of this edition have been designed to promote the conversation around certain key contemporary issues in the commercial disputes space.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

The blog must be submitted in Microsoft Word document format (.doc/.docx).

A participant can submit an entry for one theme only.

Co-authorship of up to two authors is permitted.

The submission should be between 1,500 – 2,500 words.

Submission Form : https://airtable.com/shrQP4FkmogFhGhEh

The blog submissions will be marked from a scale of 1-100. The following scale will guide our editors in evaluating the submissions:

Clarity / fluidity/flow : 30 points

Novelty / originality of ideas : 50 points

Grammar / use of references and hyperlinks : 20 points

PRIZES

1st prize: INR 10,000 Opportunity to intern with the dispute resolution practice at Khaitan & Co and Certificate of merit.

2nd prize: INR 7,000 Certificate of merit.

3rd prize: INR 5,000 Certificate of merit.

Fourth – Fifth / Tenth Prize (depending on the number of submissions) will also be awarded a certificate of merit.

Prize winning articles will also be published on the IRCCL blog.

TIMELINE

Last date for submission of entries: 31 Jan 2022

Completion of preliminary review of all entries: 15 Feb 2022

Completion of final review of shortlisted entries: 6 Mar 2022

Announcement of winning entries (tentatively): 14 Mar 2022

OTHER DETAILS

There is no registration fee for this competition.

This competition is open to all students in their 3rd, 4th or 5th year (five year course) and 2nd or 3rd year (three year course) in any recognized university across the world.

To participate in the competition, interested students must submit through the submission link: Submission Form by 2359 hours on 31 Jan 2022 (Indian Standard Time, GMT +5:30).

Late submissions shall not be accepted under any circumstances whatsoever.

CONTACT US

Queries, if any, may be directed to our dedicated e-mail address for the competition as follows:

Email ID: competitions@irccl.in

Subject: ‘Query – IRCCL Competition’.

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