3rd Wildlife Protection Government Law College National Online Moot Court Competition [Nov 26-28]: Register by Sep 26

About the Organization

Government Law College, Mumbai, and Wildlife Conservation Trust are pleased to announce Initiative for Climate Action (ICA) as our Knowledge Partner and DSP Investment Managers as our Supporting Partners for the 3rd Wildlife Protection Government Law College National Online Moot Court Competition, 2021. 

The ICA is a Bangalore-based transformative climate action non-profit with a vision that imagines, enables, and accelerates low-carbon and zero-carbon futures of justice and sustainability. The ICA is currently focusing on developing and disseminating contextual and actionable climate knowledge and building collaborative frameworks that enable people to work together to solve complex climate problems. 

DSP Investment Managers (DSPIM) is an Indian asset management company (AMC), with a wide range of offerings across the risk-reward spectrum. DSPIM is backed by the 150+-year-old DSP Group which has been very influential in the growth and professionalization of capital markets and the money management business in India.

DSPIM has been an avid supporter of  WCT’s initiatives & projects for several years. DSPIM is enthusiastic about its support of the ‘Combating Wildlife Crime’ Project and looks forward to battling this grave issue and making a difference together.

About the Moot Court Competition

The Wildlife Protection Government Law College National Online Moot Court Competition is India’s first wildlife conservation-focused Moot Court Competition. This years’ event marks its third edition, with the view of creating awareness on the challenges faced by wildlife among law students. The Competition is scheduled to be held online from 26th to 28th November 2021.

Government Law College, Mumbai, is pleased to invite a team from your esteemed institution to participate in the enriching experience of this Moot Court Competition. The theme for this year’s Moot Proposition is Compensation as a tool to mitigate human-wildlife conflict.

Competition Details

The Moot Proposition of the competition primarily deals with issues relating to Wildlife and Forest Law, highlighting the emerging legal landscape, and has been drafted by experts in the field. The participants will be made to go through extensive Mooting Rounds, to ensure that only the two best teams reach the Final Round of Arguments. All participants must present their Written Submissions prior to the Competition.

The Moot Court Competition will be conducted over three days where the participating teams will go through two Preliminary Rounds of Argument, the Quarter-Final Rounds of Argument, the Semi-Final Rounds of Argument, and ultimately, the Final Round of Arguments.

Eminent lawyers and Judges of the highest standing in India, academicians, and experts in the field of wildlife and forest law shall converge to adjudicate the various rounds of the Competition. 

A unique feature of our Competition is a Panel Discussion which witnesses the representation of eminent personalities from the field of environmental law, wildlife conservation, media, etc. The panel discussion will provide teams the opportunity to learn from and interact with these diverse professionals.

Registration Details

Registrations for the competition are now open. Your esteemed university can provisionally register for the competition by sending an email to [email protected] stating your interest to register.

Please note that registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Participation is limited to 18 teams.

Only after the provisional registration has been confirmed will a link to a Google Form and details for the payment of registration fees be provided. The payment of registration fees will be through NEFT in the amount of Rs. 1,800/- (Rupees one thousand eight hundred only) the details of which will be provided once the provisional registration has been confirmed.

Please note that the teams must fill in the registration form and make the payment via NEFT before 26th September 2021, latest. The teams will be required to upload the screenshot/proof of the same while filling the google form for registration.

If you require any further information or assistance with respect to this competition, you may email us at [email protected] or [email protected]


Participants must be current students of any recognized law college in the country. Each team shall comprise three students- two speakers and one researcher.

Moot Schedule
  • Last date for registration for the competition: 26th September 2021
  • Last date to seek clarifications: 30th September 2021
  • Last date of submission of soft copies of Memorials: 27th October 2021
  • Oral Rounds: 26th to 28th November 2021

The following awards shall be presented: i) Best Team ii) 2 nd Best Team iii) Best Speaker iv) 2 nd Best Speaker v) Best Memorial vi) 2nd Best Memorial

All participants will be presented with E-Certificates of Participation and all the winners of awards as specified above will be presented with E-Certificates of Merit and a cash prize.

Contact Details

Registrations: Ms. Shreya Bohra: 8652110006

Memorials: Ms. Lubaina Sutarwala:  9619812699

Important Links

For the moot court propositions, click here.

For the registration schedule, click here.

For the rules, click here.


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