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A Faculty Development Programme on ‘MOOC – Design, Develop and Deliver’ was conducted on 25th February 2020 by Dr. Anjali Sehrawat, Assistant Professor of Law Ansal University. The participants included Faculties and Research Scholars of School of Law, Ansal University. Dr. Sehrawat discussed the importance of Massive Open Online Courses and explained about the digital initiatives in Higher education in India and abroad including SWAYAM, Swayam Prabha, National Academic Depository (NAD) and National Digital Library (NDL), edX, Coursera and Udacity etc. She also discussed the concept of flipped learning, setting up of smart classrooms, types of MOOC courses and credit transfer thought MOOC courses. To provide further information, Prof. Anjali said that these online courses have been developed by a team of senior academicians and are expected to enhance the gross enrolment ratio in higher education without compromising on the quality. The faculties were also explained how they can create their own courses on a digital platform and share their knowledge with a large no. of students. The Session ended with the interaction on the implementation issues related to the introduction of online learning courses in the Curriculum

A one day Faculty Development Programme on Microsoft Word and Excel formatting was successfully conducted in the School of Law, Ansal University, on 24th January 2020, by Prof. (Dr.) Kanu Priya, Associate Dean, School of Law. This FDP was aimed for Professors and for students pursing Ph.D and Masters in Law. Prof.(Dr.) Kanu Priya, delivered a talk on how ICT based tools especially Ms Word and Excel have become an indispensable part of higher education in present days. She stated that document formatting is a significant component in readability and makes a lasting impression on end users. Prof. (Dr.) Kanu Priya showed how to use various features displayed in the tool bar and gave useful keyword shortcuts to apply certain formatting to the contents of the document. Participants also had enriching experience of knowing all technical details and shortcuts of Ms Word and Excel.

A two-day National Conference on “Latest Trends in Corporate Law & Governance Regime” has been organized by the Centre for Corporate Law, Research and Training (CCLRT), School of Law, Ansal University, Gurugram on 6-7 February 2020. The Conference was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Guest Mr. P.K. Malthotra, Former Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, Chairman and Independent Director, ICSI Institute of Insolvency Professionals, Dr. D.N.S. Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Ansal University and Ms. Sunaina Dutta, Joint Director, Competition Commission of India.

A book titled “Contours of Real Estate Laws” was also released during the inauguration ceremony. The book has been edited by Prof. (Dr.) Kanu Priya, Acting Dean School of Law and Dr. Komal, Assistant Professor, School of Law.

The Conference was a forum to bring together students, researchers, academicians, legal professionals to discuss innovative ideas and diverse aspects of Corporate law. With 100 plus attendees, paper presenters, keynote and tutorial participants, students benefited in many ways from the conference. More than 70 papers were presented by authors from different corners of the Country. The Conference focused on the principles of corporate governance i.e. fairness, transparency, responsibility and accountability.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”- Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Law, Ansal University is proud to announce that Ansal University Legal Aid Clinic (AULAC) is this year’s recipient of National Legal Aid Award for its contribution to the field of Legal Aid and Justice. On behalf of SOL, the award was received by Dr. Komal Sandhu, Faculty Convenor AULAC, during the 4th National Conference on Human Rights & Gender Justice and Legal Aid Awards on January 19, 2020. This award is given annually to facilitate the efforts of legal aid committees established and working towards spreading legal awareness among the masses. It is a prestigious honor that serves to recognize the best of the best in this field.

Dr.Kanupriya- Dr.Kanupriya, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Law, Sushant University was awarded “Women Empowerment Award,2019”on the auspicious occasion of International Women’s Day Celebration,2019 at NDMC Convention Centre, New Delhi for her remarkable contributions in the field of law and in encouraging women empowerment. The award was given by Delhi State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti (Regd.) and Human Foundation (Regd.).

Dr. Sulakshana- Dr. Sulakshana, Assistant Professor of Law, Sushant University was awarded “Women Empowerment Award,2019”on the auspicious occasion of International Women’s Day Celebration,2019 at NDMC Convention Centre, New Delhi for her remarkable contributions in the field of law and in encouraging women empowerment. The award was given by Delhi State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti (Regd.) and Human Foundation (Regd.).

Dr.Sulakshana, Assistant Professor of Law, Sushant University participated and delivered speech on the topic “Protection of Child Rights in Digital Age” on 15th September, 2018 at NDMC Convention Centre, New Delhi. An Awareness Campaign on Rights of Child and Prevention of Drug and Substance Abuse organized by Delhi State Legal Services Authority, New Delhi Municipal Council, Delhi State Awareness Rally and Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti (Regd.) and Human Foundation (Regd.). She received award for “Outstanding Contribution” in the field of law by the same for her significant services in making the Campaign successful.

“For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument and debate”-Margaret Heffernan

To raise the awareness of students in professional arena an online Debate Competition was organized on the topic “Social media has improved human communication” on 14th October, 2020 amongst the students of 1st Semester, School of Law by Dr.Sulakshana, Assistant Professor of Law, Sushant University. The debate competition aims to provide the students with an opportunity to come forward and experience the art of debating and take away experience, expertise, and excellence. It strives to provide a safe platform for students to grow and experiment with their communication skills and critical thinking. The debate competition started with an insightful and inspiring speech delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Kanu Priya, Dean, School of Law. The competition was judged by a panel of eminent jury members Mr. Manik Sethi, a leading practitioner at Superme Court of India and Ms.Ravina Sharma, Advocate, Delhi High Court. Students of 1st Semester with full vigor and enthusiasm participated in the competition. They dressed up in a professional attire and tried to present their content within stipulated time. All total twenty five students participated in the debate competition. Ridhi Sharma student of BA LL.B (H) bagged the first position. Vrinda Gupta student of BA LL.B (H) acquired the second position and students of BBA LL.B (H) Soumen and Kushagr both achieved the 3rd position. Mr.Manik awarded token money to all the winners for their mesmerizing presentation. To motivate the students all of them were provided with certificates. Hope that through this platform, students get another activity to exercise their brains and maintain the spirit of education despite being locked inside their homes.

School of Law in alignment with its motto to thrive as a world class academic institution is catering to provide quality education and inculcation of research acumen in its faculty and students. Dean, School of Law is continuously working to provide a conducive environment for academics embedded with research.

As modern world is inclining towards multi-disciplinary approach, SOL is well-tuned with the recent trends promoting its students to develop their research Skills. An international interdisciplinary webinar ‘Historical studies , Visual Arts, Education , Literature and Developmental Studies’ was organised on 26 June 2020, by Department of History , Shikshan Maharishi Dadasaheb Limaye ,Arts , Commerce and Science college (Affiliated to University of Mumbai ), Maharashtra & IQAC ( Affiliated to Gauhati University), Assam.

The webinar had resource persons from the reputed Universities of India like University of Mumbai, Savitribai Phule University, Pune, Anna University, Chennai and Assam University and abroad including Canada, Sri Lanka, Thailand. There were above hundred research scholars who presented papers in 10 Technical Sessions. School of Law is immensely proud to share the that its students excelled in all sessions and got appreciation in various categories-

  • 1. Assistant Professor Amit Kumar Singh presented his research paper titled ‘Colonial Intervention and Possibilities of Capitalism in India in 18 C.E’. The paper was adjudged as best paper in technical session 6.
  • 2. Divyansh Mahajan , Fourth Year B.A,LL.B student has presented his research paper titled ‘Chaining an Eagle pinion’ was adjudged as best paper in technical session 5.
  • 3. Devesh Kumar , student of Second Year has presented his research paper Titled ‘Reflection of Gandhi’s Personality on Indian Freedom movement and Indian Constitution’ adjudged as the 3rd Best paper in technical session 10 jointly.

"The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, to write: a man will turn over half a library to make one book".

Center for Corporate, Legal Research , and Training (CCLRT), School of Law, Ansal University is organizing '2nd Online Article Writing Competition'. The competition is organized with the objective of proliferating awareness about the recent trends in India in relation to Corporate & Business Laws.

We cordially invite articles from students from across India. Submit your articles by 27 May 2020.

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In these extraordinary times, it seems that the world around us has stopped, except at Ansal University, which continues to deliver on its promise to impart quality education. COVID-19 has changed how students are educated around the globe and in the same light, Ansal University has taken up the necessary steps to overcome the situation and to continue providing quality education through online teaching.

An online guest lecture was conducted for the VI Semester students of School of Law, Ansal University, by Dr. Reeta Garg who has been into the profession of teaching and practice of Tax for over a period 7 years and is currently teaching at Law Centre-1, Delhi University. Her Teaching areas include Income Tax, Business law, Competition laws, Negotiable instruments Act, Contract Law and many more.

Dr. Reeta Garg conducted an online session for the students of School of Law, Ansal University on the Income Tax Act, 1961 in which she educated the students on the scope of the Income Tax Act, along with various provisions of the Act in light of the recent changes brought by the Finance Act 2020. The interactive session was well received and appreciated by the students.

AULAC (Ansal University Legal Aid Clinic) members organised a visit to Nathupur Village which is a small undeveloped village on the outskirts of Gurgaon,on 5th of February. The agenda of the session was to spread basic awareness among the people about their rights and to do groundwork regarding the problems and issues faced by them.

The committee members spoke to the children and adults of the village to know about the issues in their locality. It was observed that they lacked the most basic amenities specifically related to housing. Along with this, other issues were insalubrious lifestyle and unemployment. Basic rights relating to education, labour and safety were also discussed. The committee members delivered awareness sessions sensitising the villagers about their rights and duties.

A faculty development programme was conducted by Ms. Vidushi Puri (Assistant Professor, SOL) on ‘General Overview of Income Tax’ in School of Law, Ansal University on 11th February, 2020. The participants included other faculty members and research scholars of the School. Ms. Puri started by explaining the definition of Income and elaborated various heads which are covered under the word Income. She then went ahead and expounded the income tax slabs which existed previously and the new slabs which were introduced in this year’s budget by the Government of India.

Ms. Puri explained in detail the changes introduced by the new slabs specially with respect to the deductions which can and cannot be claimed while filing the tax return. In the end, she also clarified doubts of the faculty members with respect to their income tax returns. The session was very informative and an interactive one.

“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose”-Zora Neale Hurston School of Law, Ansal University organized a workshop on ‘The Art of Writing a Research Paper with Special Focus on Law’ on 2 March 2020. The workshop was organized with the objective of enhancing students research and writing aptitude and to make them more confident in their academic and professional space. The resource person for the workshop Mr. Abraham Joseph is a Legal Officer at the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO). Mr. Joseph has published extensively in leading resources like The Wire, The Conversation and Modern Diplomacy among others. The workshop was divided in three segments; in the first session Mr. Joseph comprehensively explicated importance of research and the golden rules of legal writing. In the second segment, Mr. Abraham elaborated five stages of writing and ideal time taken in writing a qualitative research paper. Lastly, a session was conducted on the meaning of legal research, types of legal research, importance of objectives, methodology and citation style in writing a research paper. The session ended with discussion on the common pitfalls every researcher face and how students can ace their research papers by implementing the tips learned. The workshop ended with a vote of thanks by convener of the workshop Dr. Anjali Sehrawat (Assistant Professor). Students received certificates of participation by Prof. (Dr.) Kanu Priya (Associate Dean, SOL) and Mr. Abraham Joseph.

AULAC (Ansal University Legal Aid Clinic) members organized a 5-day continuous legal awareness programme from 24th to 28th February. Students of Ansal University assisted the Advocates of District Legal Services Authority at the helpdesk. It was targeted towards the general public and litigants. The agenda was to make them aware of the free legal services provided by the District Legal Services Authority. Several litigants came to the helpdesk managed by AULAC student volunteers, they highlighted their problems about dowry, divorce and other family matters. The students made them aware of their basic rights and obligations relating to such issues. A Nukkad Natak was also presented by the students highlighting right to education, fundamental rights, fundamental duties and other laws relating to child rights.

Ansal University Legal Aid Clinic (AULAC) under the umbrella of School of Law, Ansal University along with District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Gurugram organised an educational trip and legal awareness camp on one of the most significant and contemporary legal issue in the present society i.e. “Say no to Plastic” on February 15, 2019. Members of AULAC performed an influential skit in 33rd Internatioal Crafts Mela, Surajkund, Faridabad to spread awareness on the issue of Plastic Consumption & Usage. The event was started with the address about the issue and causes related to it followed by the street play. The main motive of the street play was to spread awareness about the gravity of the issue in simple and persuasive tone. The event was well accepted by the public and the audience have taken pledge to further spread the message to the corners of their reach.

To foster academic discussion on competition law regime and further to elucidate upon the emerging legal scenarios, School of Law, Ansal University has established "The Centre for Corporate Legal Research and Training (CCLRT)" on February 14, 2019, under the auspicious presence of Ms. Payal Malik, Advisor (Economics), Competition Commission of India. CCLRT aims to undertake cutting edge interdisciplinary research on areas overlapping (corporate and business laws, environmental laws, IPR) with competition law in India. Also, CCLRT will dwell into academia through numerous workshops, conferences, and training sessions for professionals, and scholars in and outside India. Influenced from European Union based Competition Law Centre we wish to deliver quality research outputs through journals and newsletters. Ms Payal Malik in the inaugural session gave an enlightening talk on the essence of interdisciplinary learning in corporate law and motivated the students on the role and conceptual model base of the centre. The centre presently constitutes the following members – Dr Komal Sandhu (Centre Head), Mr Tarun Kumar (Student Convener), Mr Jagdish Mulwani (Board Member) and Ms Tripti Kapoor (Board Member) under the aid and advice of Dr Kanu Priya (Associate Dean, School of Law, Ansal University).

 

 

School of Law, Ansal University organized 2nd Edition of the Ansal University International Moot Court Competition (AUIMCC) on 23-25 February, 2018. The Competition was inaugurated by Dr. E.M.S. Natiachappan, Former Union Minister and President, Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), Justice S.N. Dhingra, former Judge, Delhi High Court and Dr. K.N. Chaturvedi, former Law Secretary, Government of India on 23 February 2018. The Competition witnessed participation from numerous teams across the country including a team from Indonesia. The finals which were held on 25 February was judged by Hon’ble Justice Karpaga Vinayagam, former Chief Justice, Jharkhand High Court, Dr. Aman Hingorani, Senior Partner at Hingorani & Associates, Mr. Matthew Slone, Director, Global Litigation Services, United Lex, Dr. Sunod Jacob, Associate Professor and International Law expert and Mr. Pranaya Goel, Advocate on Record and Partner, Wadia Ghandy.

Symbiosis Law School, Pune won the competition with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and Government Law College Mumbai were the runners up winning a cash prize of Rs. 30,000. Vaibhav Tiwari of Symbiosis, Pune was adjudged as the Best Speaker-1 and Varsha Singh of School of Law, Christ University was adjudged the Best Speaker-2. The award of the Best Memorial was bagged by Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Arnav Bishnoi of RGNUL, Punjab was declared as the Best Researcher.

 School of Law, Ansal University hosted ‘Legal Desire Summit & Awards, 2018’ and invited Lawyers, Law firms professionals, law faculty, students, deans, administrators, and scholars across the country. The event served as an opportunity to connect and collaborate with colleagues, discussed critical and emerging legal issues, and focused on fresh perspectives on law and legal education.

The programme started with an Inaugural Session with legal dignitaries namely, Hon’ble Justice M.K. Sharma, Mr. Lalit Bhasin, Mr. Santosh Paul, and Mr. Aristotle Joseph, followed by sessions in the Auditorium and technical sessions simultaneously in other rooms on new laws and challenges, human rights and constitutionalism, arbitration and role of in-house counsels and law and technology, where the students, research scholars and legal professionals across the country presented papers. The main attraction was the presence of Mr. Ram Jethmalani for the Awards Ceremony to felicitate the legal fraternity for their incredible contribution and achievements. School of Law, Ansal University received an award for ‘The Best Emerging Law School’ from the Legal Desire which was given by Mr. Ram Jethmalani and Dr. P. Lakshmi, Dean, School of Law, Ansal  University bagged the award for ‘Academic Excellence’. Some of our students, Manmita Chopra, Divyansh Mahajan, Raghumanyu Taneja, Sahil Handa and Vineeth P.R. presented research papers.

 

School of Law keeping spirits of camaraderie, bonhomie alive hosted its 2nd Annual Sports Meet titled 'Blaze 2018’ on 15-16 February, 2018 which was inaugurated by renowned sports luminaries, esteemed bureaucrats and Academicians such as Mr. Anil Kumar, SP (Prisons), Haryana, Mr. Govind Bali, Renowned Equestrian, Mr. Digvijay Singh, Eminent Golfer in the august presence of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Ansal University, Dr. Kamlesh Misra and Dean, School of Law, Dr. P. Lakshmi. The fantastic turnout of the students and the pleasant weather were the perfect boost for the sports day of the School of Law. Once the races began on the first day, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes. A wide spectrum of sports, ranging from Football, Athletics, Cricket, Kho-Kho, Basketball to Fun Games like Sack and Lemon race filled the entire ambiance with enormous energy and enthusiasm. Mr. Manoj Dhankar, renowned International Wrestler and Mr. Sajan Singh, renowned Horse rider along with Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. Kamlesh Misra and Hon'ble Pro Vice Chancellor, Dr. M.K Vajpayee graced the Valedictory Ceremony and distributed Trophies and Medals to the winners amidst euphoric applause by the students of Ansal University. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Kamlesh Misra congratulated the winners and is of the view that Gold medals aren't really made of gold but they are made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

An awareness program on “Sexual Harassment at the Workplace” was organised by School of Law, Ansal University on April 4, 2018. Ms. Avani Bansal, Supreme Court Advocate, founder of the popular YouTube channel “Hamara Kanoon” and an alumnus of HNLU Raipur and Oxford University, addressed the students, faculty and staff of the university on the topic of sexual harassment. She discussed the modern contours of sexual harassment and how it has become an all-pervasive nuisance fostered by an environment of silence and acceptance. Ms. Bansal demonstrated how most victims and survivors of sexual harassment resort to silence and our lives begin to end the day we stop speaking for things that matter and it is one such thing and threw some light on the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. As a society, we have certain responsibility towards the victim to be able to let the person come out and speak about it openly as it can happen to anyone even within the four corners of the house by one’s very own family member. She talked about the importance of communal support for victims of sexual harassment at the workplace or elsewhere and the thin line between the compliment and harassment. She also reflected on how this law is being misused by women yet it is important to have a law favouring women for many reasons. This awareness programme was extremely beneficial for the students and these simple awareness programmes make a tangible difference given the fact that being law teachers and law students, we have the responsibility to bring in the change.

 

School of Law, Ansal University organized an intellectually stimulating Panel Discussion on ‘Brexit and its Challenges to the European Union’ on 3 November 2017. The eminent Polish Public Intellectuals, Prof. Krystian Complak and Dr. Uszula graced the occasion. Prof. Complak delivered a scholarly talk on the impact of Brexit on the European Union and United Kingdom's historical relations with Brussels. The Discussion saw an in-depth and rigorous analysis of Euroscepticism, Globalization, and Civilizational clash of values. English Diplomatic relations with Europe, trade versus human rights in Europe, treaty withdrawal and International Law also featured prominently in the discussion. Dr. P. Lakshmi emphasized on the significance of Panel Discussions for Law Students and the importance of students contemplating and discussing global issues from a critical and analytical perspective. Blending classroom training with scholarly analysis has been the motto of Panel Discussions in School of Law and the Brexit Panel Discussion was a remarkable and memorable addition to this glorious legacy.

Internship and Recruitment Committee (IRC), School of Law organized a Workshop on 'Image Management and Soft Skills' by Ms. Kavita Dhillon. This Workshop was conducted for Ansal University Students by Ms Kavita Dhillon, Chief Image Consultant and Soft Skills Trainer, Extra Edge Image Management and Consulting, a Gurgaon based firm, specialized in image consulting and soft skill training for individuals, institutions, and corporates. Extra Edge trained students on Introduction to the Program - Image and its Importance in today’s life, getting job ready, effective body Language in a job interview, personal grooming and dressing right to impress for an interview session, job interview etiquette that makes you stand out and how to communicate effectively in a job interview.

Lohri, the winter bonfire festival, was celebrated on Friday, 12 January 2018 at School of Law, Ansal University with lots of exuberance and great enthusiasm. The Dean, School of law, along with all the faculty members, staff and students joined the celebrations of this harvest festival which began with the lighting up of the traditional bonfire, encircled by students, and faculty members who danced on the rock n roll beats of dhol and music. The celebration futher led to Lohri Poojan by everyone. Lohri marks the end of winter season and it provides an opportunity to have fun and spend joyous time with friends and family excusing our busy work schedules. This evening was marked by fun and gaiety. The mood on the campus was upbeat and students and faculty were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri. The Cultural committee (School of Law) ‘Darpan’ organised the event to keep the tradition and culture alive in our festivities.

Gone are the days when after graduating from a law school, one only practiced in courts and law was only compartmentalized into civil and criminal law. There is a plethora of opportunities for a law graduate like practicing in the Courts, Judicial Services, UPSC, Armed Forces, Academics, NGOs, Legal Editor, Legal Journalist, Legal Advisor for MNCs, legal officers for Banks and Insurance Companies, Consultancies including big fours, Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO), Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), Armed Forces (Judge Advocate General), an Income Tax Consultant, Crime Intelligence Analyst, Environmental Consultant etc. and the opportunities have only been increasing with the technological advancement.

Judicial Service Examination which is organized by every state exclusively for law graduates is one good career option. School of Law, Ansal University organized a Strategic session on Judicial Services Examination on 19 January 2018 to equip our students with the nuances of Competitive Exam. Mr Danish Hasnain was the key speaker for the event, he discussed at length the tactics one should opt for preparing for these exams.

 

 

Ushering in the festival of lights, SOL organized a grand cultural fiesta ‘Illuminate 2017’ on Thursday, 12th October. Students across AU immersed themselves in the joy of celebrations by enthusiastically participating in numerous activities including Rangoli Making Competition, Diya Making Competition, Henna/Tattoo Making Competition, Face Painting Competition and Funk with Junk. Vice Chancellor, Dr. Kamlesh Misra presided over the prize distribution ceremony and congratulated the winners. SOL students in ethnic wear represented the cultural diversity of our country adding to the vibrancy of the colourful event.
‘Illuminate 2017’ was followed by the inauguration of DARPAN- the social responsibility wing of the Cultural Committee of SOL. Conceptualized as a social outreach endeavour, DARPAN seeks to internalize the values of sharing, caring and giving among the students of SOL. Bringing a smile on the faces of the underprivileged, building bridges between the haves and the have-nots and imbibing compassion for the needy is the hallmark of DARPAN. The first initiative of DARPAN saw students and faculty of SOL visit 3 orphanages were Diwali gifts were distributed to the children and important social messages were communicated to the young kids. The smile on their faces was proof of DARPAN’s incredible success on debut.

 

 

School of Law organized its Investiture Ceremony in September 2017. The ceremony witnessed the creation of six activity oriented Core Committees in School of Law, namely Moot Court, Debating, Internship, Sports, Cultural and Legal Aid. Chief Guest, Dr. M.S. Verma, swore in each Committee headed by a Student Convener and Co-Convener and 10 members each. The students undertook to shoulder the Committee responsibilities with diligence and commitment under the supervision and guidance of their respective faculty coordinators.

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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dharnidhar Jha, former Judge, Allahabad High Court and Patna High Court, was invited for a special lecture on the importance on Constitution Day and contemporary challenges to the Indian Constitution to celebrate the Constitution Day.

Law Commission of India celebrated National Law Day in November 2017 where faculty and students from SOL attended the celebrations where the broad theme was the interface between three wings of the State i.e. Executive, Legislature, & Judiciary towards developing our nation, based on the theme of inclusiveness, development and justice to all.

 

 

Mr. Gaurav Jain, lawyer, an alumnus of University of Oxford and Mr. Rohitashva Kamal and an alumnus of Brandeis University, Bostan and Core committee members of a civil society organization called Volunteer for Justice addressed SOL students on the topic "A talk on volunteering for Justice". They are in the process of establishing legal aid clinics in NCR region and have agreed to train our students for legal aid clinic activities.

 

 

SOL as a part of its awareness programme organized a Poster making Competition to create awareness and sensitivity on a critical and sensitive issue of female foeticide. Students from different schools of Ansal University actively participated and enjoyed the occasion to artistically express themselves.

Sharon, B.Sc. in Cardiovascular Technology, Arsi and Melaniek pursuing B. Design bagged second and third position respectively. Vanshika Bhati, B.A.L.L.B (H) was the first runner up and Nannya from B. Arch was the second runner up.

Ansal University successfully organised Inter-University Sports Fest Blaze IV from 4 to 6th December, 2019. The event was graced by Mr. Sanjay Singh, Member of Legislative Assembly (Sohna- Tauru), Mr. Gaurav Antil, Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon and Mr. Ashok Kumar Yadav, Registrar, Asnal University. The Guests shared their experiences and elucidated upon the importance of team spirit and role of sports in personality development. The inaugural ceremony began with lighting of the torch symbolizing the spirit of harmony and sportsmanship. The Blaze IV saw participation from various Universities across Delhi-NCR. The three-day gala event included range of Indoor and outdoor sports like Chess, Table tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Shot Put etc. Mr. Laurent Guiraud, Director ‘Campus Life’ and Vatel graced the Valedictory ceremony and distributed trophies and medals to the winners amidst euphoric applause by the students of Ansal University. The sports event motivated students to go for a balanced development leading to physical, social and cognitive benefits.

The dynamics of Corporate world in India are ever increasing. India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world despite the low growth rates in recent times. The industrial growth is the key for any economy so we need to have balanced growth. Pressure of internationalization, competition, technology advancements, disruptive technology interventions in markets, developments in financial and securities markets, changes in consumer demands all have necessitated regular review and amendments in existing legal framework. Reforms are being made or proposed in every area relating to the corporate world.

The Anti-competitive practices have to be controlled and we need to have healthy competition in the market, this helps in protecting the consumers’ interest, apart from the above issue, various financial scams that are taking place in the recent times, are alarming situations where the law needs to be changed along with the changes.

This is the ripe time for academicians and professionals working in different fields of corporate laws to come together and share their research work on important issues for the benefit of all.

The Centre for Corporate Law, Research and Training (CCLRT) is proposing to hold Two Day National Conference on Corporate Laws on February 6-7, 2020 and invite papers for presentations during the conference.

Submission Guidelines: –

  1. No Plagiarism shall be allowed.
  2. Participants have discretion to choose their title however, it must not deviate from the subthemes provided.
  3. Abstract Guidelines:
    1. The acceptable word range for the abstract is up to 300 words. The abstracts which do not meet this word limit will be sent back to the author(s) to be revised.
    2. Your submission must be in English.
    3. We encourage you to send an informative abstract (complete abstract) which is a summary of a paper’s substance including its background, purpose, methodology, results, and conclusion.
    4. Please send in a brief biography together with the Abstract.
  4. Formatting:
    1. Font Type: Garamond
    2. Font Size (Headings): 14 Bold
    3. Font Size (Sub-headings): 12 Bold
    4. Footnotes: 10
    5. Line Spacing: 1.5
    6. Footnoting Style: JILI (Journal of Indian Law Institute) Citation Format
  5. The paper must have a cover page which must consist:
    1. Title of the Paper
    2. Name of the Author
    3. Affiliated Institution
  6. Word Limit of the Paper must be 6000 to 8000 words.

Sub-themes:

  1. Resolving Cross Border Insolvency
  2. Corporate Social Responsibility
  3. Emerging Trends in Cross Border Mergers
  4. Role of Corporate Governance in Addressing the issue of growing Non-performing Assets (NPA)
  5. Defining boundaries of Corporate Governance
  6. Significance of Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Portfolio Investments & Overseas Direct Investment
  7. Shareholders Activism
  8. Aspects of Insider Trading vis a vis SEBI Regulations
  9. SEBI vs Union: Autonomy of SEBI Crippled?
  10. Impact of Recession on Corporate Existence

For further guidelines: https://www.lawctopus.com/conference-on-corporate-laws-at-ansal-university-gurugram/

For any query contact: +91 9958 987622, Tarun Kumar, Student Convener, CCLRT

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School of Law, Ansal University celebrated the spirit of Indian Democracy by celebrating the 70th ‘Constitution Day’ on 26 November 2019. Every year, School of Law has celebrated ‘Constitution Day’ in an exhilarating manner upholding the values handed to us in legacy by the makers of our Constitution. In furtherance of the same, SOL organised a ‘Quiz Competition’ for students of Grade XI and XII and a ‘Monologue Competition’ for the students of Ansal University. The inaugural ceremony was graced by Hon’ble Justice Dr. M.K Sharma, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India. The event was a huge success and more than 40 teams registered from various prestigious schools across Delhi-NCR. Shiv Nadar school bagged first prize in the quiz competition and were given a cheque of INR 5100. Amity International Sector-46 and DPS Maruti kunj grabbed the second and third positions respectively. The prize money was sponsored by PSL Advocates & Solicitors.

School of Law organised a special training workshop on soft skills for its students on 7-8 November 2019. The workshop was conducted a part of Project Skill++ an initiative by Billion Broadcaster Media and Think Culture Foundation with an objective of empowering the youth.

On Day 1- Ms. Cloris Lee, the founder of Billion Broadcaster Media gave an opening note and discussed the importance of Soft Skills in life. The other dignitaries included Mr. Jason Shuai, Sales Support Director, Billion Broadcaster Media, and Mr. Michael Song, the Chairman of Topline International Group. The trainers on Day-1 were CA Gautam Gambhir, a founder at MasCom, Ex-President TMSL (Toastmasters Int.) and Ms. Kashish Chawala, a Senior Analyst at Barclays, President at Toastmasters and a Trainer at MasCom. They discussed the problems students face in communication and provided them with the most effective and practical ways to tackle it. Impromptu situations, articulation and non verbal communication were the major topics taken up by the trainers in an interactive session.

The trainer on Day-2 was Ms. Aiditi Malhota an ACC-ICF, Life Coach, NLP Founder – Skills Infinitum. She conducted a session about professional etiquettes and interview skills. It was followed by a round of questions and answers. The event was organised by Dr. Anjali Sehrawat, Faculty School of Law with the objective of helping students build their career and position them better to seek placements after graduation.

School of Law marked the beginning of a new journey with a memorable Freshers bash ‘Esperanza 2019’ held on 11th October 2019. The event was filled with fun and wonderful performances including band performance, singing, dancing, games and a DJ evening. The seniors and the freshers graced the occasion with full exuberance and gusto. Event also included various competitions for different titles and freshers participated in full spirit and showed their talent to win the titles.

The winners are –

Ms. Fresher 2019 –Ms Rinkie Rana
Mr. Fresher 2019- Mr. Yogesh Ambawat
Ms. Well Dressed 2019-Ms. Nishtha Ahlawat
Mr. Well Dressed 2019- Mr. Naveen Sharma

School of Law provides worlds class opportunities to its students in terms of academic excellence and overall development. The institution has always tried to built the students into wholesome individuals by focussing on practical training and as a part of this endeavour the Moot Court Committee organized the 4th Intra Moot Court Competition on 27th September, 2019. This moot court competition was conducted to familiarise the freshers with the art and skills of mooting and advocacy. There was an enigma of brotherhood and the seniors participated with zealth with the juniors and made the event a learning experience for all.

The competition saw a participation of 30 teams wherein the students displayed tremendous efforts and a zealous spirit and fought the given case in three different rounds. The final round was judged by the moot court committee faculty in charge Ms. Arushi M. Mehta and Professors Astha Mehta and Vidushi Puri. Overall, it was a successful activity which involved the maximum strength of the school with the efforts of the committee.

MOU with Juris Law Offices

School of Law, Ansal University is proud to announce that we signed an MOU with Juris Law Offices on 19 September 2019 and it is going to be extremely beneficial for the students pursuing law. Advocate Vikas Nagwan, Founder and Chairman, Juris Law Offices and Advocate Manvi Rajvanshy, Co-Founder and COO, Juris Law Offices addressed the law students on the importance of practical learning and the rewarding side of this profession.

Juris Law Offices would be providing training in the form of Summer and Winter Internships, which would help them seek pre-placement offers. Juris Law Offices would develop practical training module as per their Substantive and Procedural subjects, and train students to conduct arbitration proceedings. Student would have an Advocate from Juris Law Offices as an Industrial Mentor, who would provide practical exposure to their mentees in the form of Work from Home assignments.

Women Entrepreneurship Cell in collaboration with Women Entrepreneurs Foundation

Ansal University is proud to announce that we are establishing a Women Entrepreneurship Cell at Ansal University in collaboration with Women Entrepreneurs Foundation where existing alumni who are women entrepreneurs would be empaneled on the Board along with other women who are game-changers and have shattered the glass ceilings. The main objective of the cell would be to arrange workshops, training and seminars for the students to help them build their brand or start on their own. We have signed an MOU with Women Entrepreneurs Foundation on 19 September 2019.

MOU with Juris Law Offices

‘A good teacher can inspire hope , ignite imagination and instill love for learning’. The School of law, Ansal University celebrated the Teachers day with great amusement and enthusiasm on 5th September, 2019. The commemoration began with songs and recitation of poetry by the avid students of SOL. It was followed by some fun games for the teachers, relieving them from their everyday tensity. The ceremony was gratifying and made memorable for all the teachers by members of the cultural committee of school of law and other students.

The School of Law, Ansal University, gave a warm and engaging welcome to the batch 2019-20 by conducting a weeklong Orientation Program-Deeksharambh starting from 19 August, 2019. On Day one, the Vice-Chancellor Prof (Dr.) Raj Singh, addressed the Parents and Students. He inspired the students to dedicate their young years into hard work and have passion for the field they are in. Apart from the VC, the Registrar, Controller of Examinations, Dean-Students Welfare, Campus Life interacted with the students giving an overview of the working of the University and assuring the students a promising platform. The following days had activities individual to the respective schools. Mr. Bharat Chugh, Partner of one of the best law firms, Luthra and Luthra was invited to deliver a talk by the School of Law, Ansal University. He had an instant connect with the new batch giving them a glimpse of opportunities waiting post law. This was followed by ‘Talent Hunt’, an ice-breaking session held in presence of all faculties and students. It was a fun filled session that witnessed the freshness and zeal of the newbies. In the days to follow, activities like a visit to the cyber police station, Team building activity by Clown Sellers and a workshop on Road Safety were conducted. These met the objective of instilling fraternity amongst the students and also added to their excitement of joining School of Law. The investiture ceremony of all the Committees and Clubs of the School of Law sealed the weeklong orientation program on an inspiring note.

Ansal University Legal Aid Clinic (AULAC) , School of Law, Ansal University, Gurgaon organised a awareness camp on the theme on Save Environment at Raahgiri, Sector 15, Gurgaon as a measure to create awareness among people about water conservation and save environment. Through the campaign, we hopes to instill the value of protecting and taking good care of the environment in young people’s hearts and minds in the hopes that they could adapt this mindset to their daily lives and affect true conservation and change. Participants response was enthusiastic. The AULAC team, School of Law, Ansal University was greatly appreciated by the public for disseminating print material and propagating innovative solutions and also for taking up this important predicament.

SCHOOL OF LAW, ANSAL UNIVERSITY GURGAON DELIBERATED ON RIGHTS OF CHILDREN “UNHEARD VOICES”

School of Law, Ansal University, Gurgaon organised an International Conference on Child Rights: Unheard Voices with the support from Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, Delhi Commission on Protection of Child Rights, and SCC Online on 27 April 2019. Shri Rakesh Srivastava (Chief Guest), Former Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child; Prof. Nuzhat Parveen Khan (Guest of Honour), Dean, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia University; and Mr. Bidhan Chandra Singh (Guest of Honour), Executive Director, Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation graced the inaugural session and reflected on various issues related to child rights. The deliberations centered around child abuse, children in need of care and protection and children in conflict with law, child trafficking etc. keeping the objective of providing children an educated, safe and child friendly world. India has one of the highest population in the world and the onus lies on each one of us to make the youth aware of the existing issues faced at the ground level. The Conference was a synthesis of views from policymakers, academia, and change makers as rightly called by Mr. Bidhan Chandra Singh. Shri Rakesh Ji provided us an insight of how we can contribute to policy making as law professors and students. School of Law, Ansal University recognizing the efforts of all the delegates, also released the publication of conference proceedings.

The Inaugural Session was followed by four Technical Sessions on Child Protection Laws and role of NHRC and Children in Conflict with Law, Child Rights and International Laws Framework, Issues of Child Abuse and Child Trafficking, Role of NGOs in protection of Child Rights, chaired by Ms. Jyoti Duhan Rathee, Member, DCPCR and Dr. Versha Vahini, Dean SOL, Manav Rachna University, Faridabad; Dr. Sachin Rastogi, AIALS, Amity University, Noida and Dr. Anupam, UILS Gurgaon; Dr. Suman Yadav, University of Delhi and Dr. Prem Chand, NLU Delhi; and Prof. KPS Mahalwar, Former Chair Professor, NLU Delhi and Ms. Chandni Bedi, Executive Director, Navjyoti India Foundation.

The conclusion drawn on the basis of technical sessions was that a great deal of thought needs to be put on this issue even though a lot has been done for children but it cannot be ignored that still a lot needs to be done. There’s a need to prioritize safe childhood globally. Children are being brought and sold for prices lesser than that of animals. We need to protect them from all forms of violence, abuse, and exploitation as it is integral for their holistic development. At an age where they should be in school learning and enjoying their childhood, they are married off; engaged in work – in farms, households, restaurants, and in industries; trafficked for labour and sexual exploitation; and exposed to abuse and violence.

The event was concluded by the Valedictory Session, which was graced by the Special Guests for the evening, Prof. KPS Mahalwar, Former Chair Professor, NLU Delhi and Ms. Chandni Bedi, Executive Director, Navjyoti India Foundation, providing us an insight on the laws available for the rescue of children and how NGOs act on the legal framework. Dr. Poonam Dass, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and Ms. Mansha Gupta and Mr. Ashish Jain, UPES Dehradun won the Best Paper Award.

Ansal University organised ‘Despedida 2019’, to bid adieu to outgoing students, bringing alive a lot of happy memories. Pulsating music rocked the ambience and students gave scintillating performances. Ms Medhavi Gureja, student of School of Law bagged the title of Ms Ansal making her school extremely proud.

(27th April, 2019)
“Let’s put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.”

The Conference aims to channelize the intellectual, moral and political power of the world’s leaders to focus on the greatest challenge of our times, to protect the childhood of every child. The idea of a united future has never been more urgently needed than today. Let our intellectual and moral right arrive at its rightful conclusion, our children. We must leave behind a legacy of compassion. The dreams of our children can only be fulfilled by our collective will and strong resolve.

#UnheardVoices #ChildFriendlyWorld

School of Law, Ansal University is a beacon for the law community in the field of research and analysis. We always strive for excellence par expectation and remain an unmatched pinnacle of student led endeavors. The School proudly announces an International Case Analysis Competition on the famous “Sabrimala Judgment” cited as Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors vs. The State of Kerala & Ors. We welcome students, practitioners, academicians and jurists from across the globe to participate and with the spirit of true democracy, critically analyse the judgement given by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.

No registration fees

Submission deadline- 06:00pm on 15.04.2019
Please register at the following link:

https://www.lawctopus.com/ansal-universitys-case-analysis-competition-on-sabrimala-judgment/

Team Vraksha, School of Law, Ansal University, Gurugram received the award from District administration, Gurugram on Women’s Day i.e on 8 March, 2019. The award has been given to encourage the team for their cleanliness and tree plantation drives.

Team Vraksha is a group of college students who decided to shoulder the responsibility of making Delhi NCR greener. Currently, Mission Vriksha have student volunteers within renowned colleges from Delhi-NCR and students of School of Law, Ansal University are part of the same.

School of Law, Ansal University organized Gender Equity Promotion Programme for Women on “Digital Literacy and Online Safety” on March 7, 2019. The event was conducted by Ms. Janice Verghese, trainer at Cyber Peace Foundation. The event was mainly focused on the Understanding Digital Literacy, Safety and Privacy Tools, Responsible Online Behaviour and Protection Measures.

Cyber Peace Foundation has partnered with the National Commission for Women (NCW) and Facebook to empower Indian women and make them digitally literate through the Digital Shakti Programme. It has been found that cybercrimes and menace to women online are rising by the day so much that they are the prime targets of some sensitive crimes like revenge pornography and sextortion. Reasons causing this are not only economical but also social and cultural, that prevent women from using the internet and issues like trolling that pop up when one uses it too often. With the development of a more advanced and digital age, it is of paramount importance to break this gender barrier and create attentiveness among internet users. Ms. Janice enlightened the gathering about many important and unavoidable issues which we all experience on daily basis. The workshop was very interactive the speaker shared real-life incidents and all the participants got to know a lot about the right use of technology through this workshop. In the end, she was presented with a token of appreciation by Prof (Dr) Kanu Priya.

“Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life. – Billie Jean King”

Ansal University, Sports Club successfully organised a grand ‘Inter-University Sports Meet-Blaze 3.0’ on 7– 8 March, 2019. The opening ceremony was graced by the presence of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Ansal University Prof. (Dr.) Raj Singh, who opened the event with the lighting of torch symbolizing the spirit of harmony and good will. The deans and faculties also shared their personal experiences with sports motivating students to go for a balanced development leading to physical, social and cognitive benefits.

A wide spectrum of sports, ranging from Football, Athletics, Cricket, Chess, Table-Tennis, Kho-Kho, Basketball to fun games like Sack and Lemon race filled the entire ambiance with enormous energy and enthusiasm. The event saw particiaption of students from various universities like MIRTC Alwar (Rajasthan), KIIT, IILM etc. This event was one of its kind motivating students to focus on their all-round development and celebrating the true spirit of sports. It fully captured the essence of team spirit and sportsmanship.

The valedictory ceremony held on the 2nd day of this magnificent sports meet was graced by Mr. Karan Singh Chautala, Vice President, Indian Olympic Federation, Mr. Aman Dahiya, International Basketball Player as chief guests along with Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Mr. Raj Singh, Registrar Col. Rajeev Chauhan, COE Mr. Anil Yadav, Dean Prof. (Dr.) Samiksha Ojha (SSD), Dean Prof. (Dr.) Anamika Paul  (SET), Sports Committee Chairperson, Prof. (Dr.) Ashwini Kher, members of Ansal University sports committee and Faculties. The distribution of  trophies and medals to the winners ensued amidst euphoric applause by the students of Ansal University. Finally, Prof. Amit Singh (SOL) thanked everyone involved for their contibution in making this event a roaring success.

School of Law and Sushant School of Business, Ansal University jointly organised the second edition of the Inter School Sports Fest Blaze. The event was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Joint Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram Mr. Ravinder Yadav with the lighting of the torch symbolizing the spirit of harmony and good will subseuqently, Registrar Col. Rajeev Chauhan elucidated upon the importance of team spirit and role of sports in personality development. The Dean, Sushant School of Business, Prof. (Dr.) Samisksha Ojha and Dean, School of Law, Prof. (Dr.) Kanupriya (SOL) also shared their personal experiences with sports motivating students to go for a balanced development leading to physical, social and cognitive benefits.

A wide spectrum of sports, ranging from Football, Athletics, Cricket, Kho-Kho, Basketball to Fun Games like Sack and Lemon race filled the entire ambiance with enormous energy and enthusiasm seeking particiaption from students and Faculties of all Schools. Mr. Laurent Guiraud, Director ‘Campus Life’ and Vatel graced the Valedictory Ceremony and distributed Trophies and Medals to the winners amidst euphoric applause by the students of Ansal University.

Dr Komal Sandhu has participated in a radio program Udaan in Gurgaon Ki Awaj, Community Radio Station(FM 107.8Mgz).

Udaan a live phone- in program is on Mental Health issues and, at present, it is discussing issues being faced by old age people. At this age, old people have to take care of various legal issues and sometimes. They themselves also become helpless due to non co-operation of family members, and had to look for court’s interventions. These issues affect mental health of the old people adversely.

Dr Komal , had given lot of informations to the listeners on these issues and also satisfied lot of queries of the callers during the program.

POSTER MAKING COMPETITION

In furtherance of Legal Awareness Activities conducted by School of Law, AULAC (Ansal University Legal Aid Clinic) successfully organized a Poster making Competition on the topic of ‘Chase your Dreams, Say no to Drugs’ on Friday, 28nd September 2018 .

This initiative is a part of campaign against drug abuse especially amongst the youth and its adverse effects. Drug Addiction is a serious issue affecting all sections of the society and has claimed many fatalities. It is always advisable and easier to prevent drug addiction so this attempt is to create awareness and sensitivity on a critical societal issue. More than thirty five students from all schools actively participated and enjoyed the occasion to artistically express themselves. NGO Vriksha also join hands with us in this noble cause and give us saplings which are not only awarded to the winning students but also planted in the campus with specific duty being allotted to the respective students to take care and nurture them into plants.

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