Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA
Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA in just eighth year of its inception has carved a niche for itself in the academic circuits. It has become a celebrated name amongst the aspirants of professional legal education. It holistically promotes academic excellence, intellectual discipline and professional leadership. Being a constituent of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), it envisions the reputation of Symbiosis in and around Delhi, the constitutional capital of India. SLS-NOIDA is strategically located in the industrial hub of NCR thereby opening up a plethora of opportunities for the budding lawyers.
SLS-NOIDA strives towards supplementing reforms in the field of law; to groom students to become the unified face of our legal fraternity, to produce knowledge disseminators and to produce individuals who are the torchbearers of the legal system of the country. Our effort is aimed at producing an intellect that believes in reforming rather than punishing and has the potential of hoisting the flag of truth and justice in an unfailing manner.
SLS-NOIDA, in its effort to holistically develop the personality of its learners, has formulated various cells including Research & Publication Cell, Moot Court Society, Legal Aid Center, Training & Placement Cell, Entrepreneurship Cell, Social Responsibility Cell, Cultural Cell, Sports Cell, Debate Society, Literature Society. and International Law Students Association (ILSA) Chapter & Enactus Chapter. These cells not only groom student-leadership but also provide wider opportunities for their overall development in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
SLS-NOIDA believes in orienting the student’s intellect towards the attainment of their goals by creating assiduous environment of innovative learning and inter-disciplinary knowledge. The faculty and the students work together towards the accretion and dissemination of knowledge. The pedagogy is designed to haul out the best in each student. To add to the experience of the students and the faculty, theoretical learning coupled with practical exposure provides the right blend of success to the learners at SLS-NOIDA (To know more visit https://www.symlaw.edu.in/events ). SLS-NOIDA organizes weekly lectures under the banner of ‘Extension Lecture Series’ delivered by multi-disciplinary academicians, legal luminaries and corporate honchos. These lectures are extremely instrumental in providing the students with the challenges awaiting them in their career (To know more visit http://symlaw.edu.in/extension-lecture).
SLS-NOIDA’s strive for ‘International Understanding through Quality Education’ is proven by conduct of in workshops/seminars/conference/moot court with academic and professional partners of National and International repute, which includes: International Conference on International Arbitration: November 22, 2018: at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in association with the Asia International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) (formerly known as Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLARC)) and the Asia Pacific Juris Association (APJA) & CIARB, Malaysia; IACCM Mini Conference on Simplication and Innovation in Contract Management: September 14, 2018: at Gurugram-Haryana in association with The International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM) and SK Attorneys; Teaching Sessions on Company and Securities Law in New Zealand and Australia: August 23 – 28, 2018: Prof. Lindsay Trotman, Associate Professor of Law, Massey Business School, Massey University, New Zealand; Panel Discussion on Corporate Governance, Misleading or Deceptive Conduct and Allied Regulations in India and Australia-New Zealand: August 29, 2018: Mr. Hemant K Batra, Founder Partner & Chairman of Kaden Boriss Global, Prof. Lindsay Trotman, Associate Professor of Law at Massey Business School, Massey University, Auckland -New Zealand; General Counsel Manthan 2017 and India International Legal Conclave: April 28-May 01, 2017: at Bali -Indonesia in association with Corporate Counsel Association of India; Economic Laws Partner; Hammurabi & Solomon; Luthra & Luthra Law Offices: Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas; Chandhiok & Associates, Duanne Morris & SELVAM LLP; Deepak Sabarwal & Associates; PENNINGTONS MANCHES, RNA; Commercial Law Chamber, Conventus Law, International Court of Arbitration and Singapore International Arbitration Centre; 4th Lex Witness Legal Summit on Banking and Finance, 2017: June 23, 2017: At JW Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai in association with Dhir & Dhir; Saikrishna & Associates; Law Senate; MCO Legal; LITERA; Lexis Nexis; LexCare; Seminar On ‘Brexit’: November 24, 2017: In Collaboration With Leeds Becket University, UK; The Legal Negotiator Workshop: October 25, 2017: Dr. Claudia Winkler, Founder, The Negotiation Academy and Director, IBA-VISAC CDRC Vienna Mediation and Negotiation Competition; Seminar on Non-Discrimination, Disability and Human Rights: September 28, 2017: Mr. Kris Gledhill, Director, New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice & Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland Faculty of Law; Teaching Session on Banking Law and Allied Aspects: September 21-22, 2017 by Mr. Rajeev Dewal, Head-Legal, RBL Bank Ltd. & Ms. Soumee Bhatt, Deputy Vice President-Legal, RBL Bank Ltd.; Interactive Session on Arbitration Law – Indian Experiences and International Best Practices: September 18, 2017: In collaboration with Link Legal – India Law Services; An Interactive Session Building up a Successful Legal Career”: September 05, 2017: By Mr. Faizal Lateef, Partner, Kochhar & Co, UAE and many more. In addition, it has established mutual cooperation including faculty and student exchange with Institutes/Universities of international repute including Michigan State University School of Law –USA, Northumbria University School of Law- UK, Berlin School of Law and Economics – Germany, Nottingham Trent University, UK, Penn State Law, Pennsylvania State University, USA and Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada (in the pipeline). It also has instituted International Law Student Association (ILSA) Chapter in 2013; and Enactus Chapter in 2014. Enactus Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA is proudly associated with Enactus Macquarie University, Sydney in their project ‘Asha Ki Kiran’ which aims at empowering the female acid attack victims by improving their livelihood. They also have won ‘KPMG’ and ‘Wal-Mart’ grants for their projects.
SLS-NOIDA strives to inculcate research aptitude in learners by constantly acquainting them with historical judgments, Case analysis/discussions and legal web bases. The learners at SLS-NOIDA are adept at courtroom etiquettes and advocacy skills through courtroom and related exercises such as Moot Court, Mock Trials, Drafting of Pleadings and Client Counseling. (To know more about the achievements, visit http://symlaw.edu.in/achievements-cc/moot-courts). Mooters have, as a result, won several accolades for the Law School including ‘Winners’ at the International Rounds of the 4th Prof. N.R.Madhava Menon SAARCLAW Mooting Competition 2018-19 (Febraruy 15-17, 2019) - Ms. Neha Thirani, Ms. Aditi Bhargava and Ms. Sudiksha Gupta; India’s representation and winner of Best Memorial Award in 21st Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition International Finals in Gulfport, Florida - USA at the end of March 2017 SLS NOIDA team – Mr. Shreyas Edupuganti, Mr. Prayank Jain and Ms. Madhavi Agarwal; and many more.
Research is the culture on which tomorrow’s professionals at SLS-NOIDA thrive. In 2014-2018, in total 362 research papers of learners have been accepted for presentation and/or publication at number of National/International Seminars /Conferences/Workshop/Symposiums/ Round Table Conferences. (To know more, visit http://symlaw.edu.in/achievements-cc). In addition, reports on varied research projects were published and released including - Research Report on ‘Contribution of Judicial Mechanism in Facilitating Access to Justice to Victim’ (initiated in January, 2016 with the objective to look into issue of ‘award of compensation to victim of an offence triable by court of sessions’) was released at the hands of Mr. Justice Dinesh Kumar Singh, Judge, High Court of Allahabad on March 10, 2018; Repeal of Laws in association with Centre for Civil Society along Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar; the National Academy of Legal Studies & Research, Hyderabad; National Law School of India University, Bangalore; and Jammu University (Novermber 26, 2018) – The last phase of Repeal of Laws project submitted its findings on Laws respect to State of Assam, State of Meghalaya, State of Mizoram, State of Tripura, State of Gujarat, and State of Jammu & Kashmir. The report was released by Shri Hemant Batra, Founder and Chairman, Kaden Boriss Global, Shri Maneesh Chhibber, Executive Editor, DNA, Shri PK Malhotra, Former Law Secretary, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India, Shri Parth J Shah, Shri Satya Prakash, Legal Editor, The Tribune and Shri Tariq Ahmed, Former Union Minister; Repeal of Laws in association with Centre for Civil Society along National Law School India University, Bangalore, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai, and Hidaytullah National Law University, Raipur (November 26, 2017) - The project aimed to identify laws that could be repealed on account of three reasons—they are redundant having outlived their purpose, have been superseded/subsumed by more current laws, or pose a material impediment to growth, development, governance and freedom and submitted a report with respect to such laws in State of Uttar Pradesh, State of Karnataka, State of Andhra Pradesh, State of Telangana, State of Maharashtra, State of Chattisgarh. The law firm of Kaden Boriss Partners has vetted these laws for the soundness of their case for repeal. The Completed Project Report were released on November 26, 2017 at the hands of Mr. Justice Ajit Shah, Former Chairman, Law Commission of India and Mr. KTS Tulsi, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Member, Rajya Sabha at Constitutional Club of India; Research Project ‘Empirical Study on Implementation of Wildlife Protection Laws in India’ on October 08, 2016 at the hands of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Shiva Kirti Singh, Judge, Supreme Court of India which includes analysis of Data collected from around two hundred District Courts during the period 1990-2010; from more than one hundred Forest Divisions, from the O/o Chief Conservator of Forests of various states, and from Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and further from ‘appeals’ that were filed before various High Courts in India. (To know more about Publications, visit http://symlaw.edu.in/publications )
SLS-NOIDA also makes an ample use of technology for the benefit of its learners. Called The Curiosity Project, it is the first of its kind where online systems have been used for meaningful administrative automation and improved learning methodologies.