The Alternative Dispute Resolution Cell established under the aegis of National Law University, Jodhpur, India is organizing “The First NLUJ Deal Mediation Competition, 2019” from March 8 to 10, 2019, in association with Centre For Mediation And Conciliation (an initiative of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry), supported by Nishith Desai Associates, Indian Arbitration Forum, The Negotiation Academy, Global Academy for Advocacy in Dispute Resolution and Bridge Mediation,and knowledge and research partners, SCC Online and Eastern Book Company.
Deal Mediation is most aptly described as “mediation without a dispute”. The role of a mediator in Deal Mediation is not just to facilitate conversation and encourage interest-based negotiation, but to be more pro-active and employ the process of mediation to maximize value for the Negotiators and those whom they represent.
Registration- Participation in this tournament is through invitation only, but any Law universities/ colleges/ institutes may apply for an invite by sending an e-mail to email@example.com expressing their desire to participate. Participation shall be limited to 32 teams and allotment of a second slot to interested universities shall be based on the first round of registration.
The registration fee per participant is set at INR 3,000 which is inclusive of accommodation, food and a pre-competition training session pertaining to Deal Mediation.