About the competition

With an objective to raise the standards of Clinical Legal Education in India, the GD Goenka University, School of Law announces G D Goenka International Virtual Client Counselling Competition 2020, from September 26-27, 2020

Client counselling requires that lawyer assist the client in the way he/she needs rather than the lawyer taking any decisions on behalf of the client. Counselling is all about giving such information which a client would like to know regarding his legal problem/case. In order to satiate the client, a lawyer is expected to have excellent listening and advisory skills required to conduct a successful client interview.

Client counselling, should be considered as a mandatory part of law curriculum in our law school offers a practical and application-based approach to learning of law. It gives the law students, the necessary free space to interpret and analyze legal provisions in the context of a given legal regime, while trying to solve a practical problem. The GDGU School of Law is dedicated to promote this aspect of legal training for ensuring a wholesome legal education and the GD Goenka Virtual Client Counselling Competition is an endeavour of the School of Law in this direction.

Client counselling, should be considered as a mandatory part of law curriculum in our law school offers a practical and application-based approach to learning of law. It gives the law students, the necessary free space to interpret and analyze legal provisions in the context of a given legal regime, while trying to solve a practical problem. The GDGU School of Law is dedicated to promote this aspect of legal training for ensuring a wholesome legal education and the GD Goenka Virtual Client Counselling Competition is an endeavour of the School of Law in this direction.

Important Dates

DAY 1: SEPTEMBER 26, 2020 INAUGURATION Saturday
Event Time Source
INAUGURATION 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM Youtube/Facebook/Zoom
PRELIMINARY ROUND I 12:00 PM Google Meet
PRELIMINARY ROUND II 12:30 PM Google Meet
BREAK
PRELIMINARY ROUND III 02:OO PM Google Meet
PRELIMINARY ROUND IV 02:30 PM Google Meet
RESULT DECLARATION 03:00 PM-03:15 PM Youtube/Facebook/Zoom
QUARTER FINAL ROUND I 04:30 PM Google Meet
QUARTER FINAL ROUND II 05:15 PM Google Meet
DAY 2: SEPTEMBER 27, 2020
Sunday
Event Time Source
RESULT DECLARATION 09:30 AM- 09:45 AM Youtube/Facebook/Zoom
SEMI FINAL ROUNDS 11:00 AM- 12:45 PM Google Meet
RESULT DECLARATION 01:00 PM- 01:15 PM Youtube/Facebook/Zoom
BREAK
FINAL ROUND 02:15 PM- 03-45 PM Google Meet
VALEDICTORY AND
RESULT DECLARATION
04:00 PM Youtube/Facebook/Zoom

Glimpses of Past Events