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WEBINAR ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH v. CONTEMPT BY IMS LAW COLLEGE, NOIDA: REGISTER BY DECEMBER 10, 2020

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

IMS Law College, Noida: Established in 2004, in Sector-62, Noida, IMS Law College, Noida runs under the auspices of IMS Society, a non-profit making body. IMS Law College is the first college in Noida to start B.A., LL.B 5 Years integrated course. The College is approved by Bar Council of India, recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC) and affiliated to the Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut.

ABOUT MOOT COURT SOCIETY

Moot court society is a student body of IMS law college Noida. The  society is being graced by: President, IMS- Shri Rajeev Kumar Gupta, Dean academics- Dr. Manju Gupta, Dean law- Prof. (Dr.) K.S. Bhati, Faculty Convenor-  HOD (Dr.) Bhavana Arora , Faculty Co- Convenors-  Prof. Deepak Singh and Prof. Prema Verma, Program Coordinator- Prof. Govind Prasad Goyal, The society is being lead by: President, MCS- Ankit Rana ,   General  Secretary- Vishwas Pandey, Vice- President- Dishu Chauhan and other core committee members.

It has conducted various Intra moots courts, Trial advocacies and various workshops for the students to have basic understanding and knowledge about mooting and researching. It also has conducted various seminars on the prevalent laws and ongoing issues. The Society has managed to conduct a National Moot court and a National Seminar successfully.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

 This webinar has been planned to give students the exposure of this all new but a budding field in the law schools. Through this webinar the society aims to give students the exposure and knowledge about how to use their freedom of speech and expression and where their this freedom have turned into contempt of court . From the basic to the pro level thing would be discussed in this webinar. This would also give students the idea of importance of how to distinguish between freedom of speech and expression and contempt of court. The Society has invited a very learned and experienced resource person Mr. Abhishek Ghai who is a partner designated a ‘Luthra and Luthra’, one of the top firm of India

Society invites all the students to get themselves registered for this webinar.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

ABHISHEK GHAI

Mr. Abhishek has completed his BALLB HONS degree from Punjab university in the year 2012. After which he has appeared in many high profile cases. Mr Abhishek has represented accused in AIR INDIA SCAM in which scam of more thousand of crores was alleged. He has also represented Mr. Kalanithi Maran and Sun Tv in the Case called 2G Spectrum Scam Case. This was a case which arosed for illegal gratification of Rupees742.58Crores. Mr Abhishek has been also advising various social networking/IT companies, Aviation Companies . He has also been advising and representing India’s leading infrastructure and construction group in compliance under FEMA Act. He has also been advising and representing Corporate Debtors, Committee of Creditors and Resolution Professionalism Key Issues.

 Sir has handled two Multi- million-dollar international arbitrations, seated in Geneva, administered by the London Court of International Arbitrations, arising out of dispute between Private Equity Investor and majority shareholder/promoter. In the year 2018 Sir was designated as Managing Associate at Luthra and Luthra Law firm, India’s top Law firm and has represented his clients in range of domestic as well as International commercial arbitration, Civil and Criminal disputes. Here presents his clients in Delhi High Court, Supreme Court, NCLT, Arbitral Tribunal, Trial Courts etc.

Currently, Sir is Partner Designate at Luthra and Luthra Partners.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

  • To cover the basic of freedom of speech and expression.
  • How the remarks made in today’s time in fun or in mockery attracts the offence of contempt of court.
  • To focus on drawing a line between the freedom of speech and contempt.
  • To help the attendees to correlate the present situation which has taken apex court’s attention.
PARTICIPANTS

It is open for for all.

METHODOLOGY

Will be conducted on an online platform on Zoom app and Youtube live.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

The registration is free.

Please register through the following link:

https://forms.gle/f2565dfDCk8b4nYS9

IMPORTANT DATES

Last Date of Registration: 10th December

Date of Webinar: 12th December

Time: 3:00 PM

Student Convenors

  • President, MCS – Ankit Rana(9871205569)
  • General Secretary, MCS – Vishwas Pandey(9319804608)

Student Coordinators

  • Core-committee member ,MCS- Shakshi Agrawal
  • Core-committee member, MCS- Deepika dwivedi