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Events

College Events:

  • Vividh – 2020 an Intercollegiate Cultural Event from 27th – 29th February, 2020
  • The three-day event ‘Shastrartha – A Legal Philosophical Discourse’ was organised from 13th February, 2020 to 15th February, 2020. Hon'ble Justice (Retd.) Roshan Dalvi  Former Judge Bombay High Court was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function.

Speaker

Topic

Hon'ble Justice (Retd.) Roshan Dalvi

Bombay High Court

Inaugural Address

Mr.Srivals Kumar

Corporate Legal Consultant

Paradigm Shift in Real Estate

Sector on Account of RERA and IBC

Dr. Sangeeta Vasudeva

Assistant Hon. Physiotherapist Nanavati Hospital

Fitness and Ergonomics

Ms.Archana Magar

Asia Regional Coordinator Play for Peace Foundation

 

Joy of Playing

Ms. Saveena Bedi Sachar

Founder & Managing Partner Law Hive Associates

 Reels of Law in Reels of Film

Mr. Bhusan Jatania

Senior Fellow, IDFC Institute

Antitrust and Free Digital Platforms in India

Mr. Mahesh Aathavale

Founder, Aathavale & Associates Ex. Police Officer

Glimpse of Economic Offences

Ms. Shreedevi Sunil

Founder, Talking Turtles

Traditional Tales narrated in Contemporary Ways

Mr. Sivaram Nair

Company Secretary & Compliance Officer Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

Success through Bhagavad Gita

Ms. Gayatri Singh

Senior Advocate, Bombay High Court

Legal Rights vis a vis Human Rights of Labourers

Ms. Chitra Desai

Advocate, Author & Activist

 

Hon’ble Justice (Retd.) Anoop Mohta

Bombay High Court

Valedictory Address

 

  • The college organised 7 Days Certificate course on “Entertainment & Media Law on 25th January, 2020. Ms. Gayathiri Guliani, Director of international Distribution and Syndication at Sony Picture, Mr. Ashish Kulkarni, Chairman of FICCI for Animation and Gaming Founder of Punnaryug Artvision Pvt Ltd, Mr. Sundeep Narwani, Coo at Perigee Medtech, Mr. Jamshed Mistry, Counsel, Bombay High Court and Supreme Court Founder of International Legal Alliance, Mr. Rafael Pereira, Intellectual Property Strategist was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function.

 

01.02.2020  : Entertainment and Media Law

Session

Speaker

 

Art of Creating an IP

Adv. Maria Jenkins

 

Copyrights in the changing media scenario

Adv. Dominic D’souza

 

Contracts in the Film Industry

Adv. Smiti Signoria

 

08.02.2020  : Entertainment and Media Law

Session

Speaker

 

Freedom of Speech and Expression and Censorship

Sr. Adv. Mihir Desai

 

Working of CBFC

Adv. Advait Sethna

 

Sports Law

Adv. Dominic D’souza

 

15.02.2020  : Entertainment and Media Law

Session

Speaker

 

The Fashion Industry

Ms. Pranjulaa Singh

 

Music Industry: Legal Rights

Ms. Priyanka Joshi

 

How to write a Case Comment

Prof. Apurva Thakur

 

22.02.2020  : Entertainment and Media Law

Session

Speaker

 

Sports & Media

Ms. Divya Miglani 

 

E-Gaming

Ms. Tanisha Khanna 

 

Events & PR

Mr. Rajesh Mansukhani 

 

29.02.2020  : Entertainment and Media Law

Session

Speaker

 

Ten Lessons in Ten Minutes

Mr. Brian Tellis

 

Print and Media Laws

Ms. Swati Deshpande

 

Overview of the Film Television and OTT Business

Ms. Lohita Sujith

 

07.03.2020  : Entertainment and Media Law

Session

Speaker

 

Screening Living on the Edge - Deglamourizing Bollywood

Mr. Opender Channana

 

Curation of the Screening

Mr. Channana

 

Artists Rights

Ms. Kunickaa Sadanand Lal

 

Insurance and Re-insurance and the Entertainment Industry

Mr. Maneck Dastur

 

Certificate Distribution

 

 

 

The Thirteenth Annual Issue of the Students’ Newsletter “L’avocat.” was released on 21st January, 2020 by Ms. Rehana Munir, Columnist & Author of the Novel – Paper Moon

The College organised ‘Mumbai University Degree Certificate Distribution Program’ on 31st January, 2020. Dr. [Mrs.] Vasundhara Mohan, Programme Director, Institute of Indian Culture was the Chief Guest for the programme.

The College Moot Court Society [MCS] organised Nyayavalokan 2019 - National Trial       Advocacy and Judgment Writing Competition from 10th October, 2019 to 13th October, 2019. Hon’ble Justice Umesh D. Salvi and Adv. Vaibhav Gagade was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function.

The Finals of the National Trial Advocacy & Judgment Writing Competition was adjudged by Hon’ble Justice P.N. Deshmukh, Justice D. S. Naidu and Justice P. S. Naik, Bombay High Court.

The college organised ‘National Tech Law Conclave 2019’ in association with Technology Law Forum on 27th – 28th September, 2019.

Sr. No.

Session

Moderator & Panelist

1

Payment/Settlement Systems, Blockchain and Legal Implications.

Moderator

Dr. Hemant Adarkar, Member Board Of Advisor, Zensung Pte. Ltd.

Panelist-

Mr. Abhiraj Krishna,  Founder & Managing Partner, Abhiraj Krishna Associates

Mr. Deven Shah, Vice Principal, Thakur College of Engineering and Technology

Mr. Jaishanker AL, Volunteer iSPIRIT

Mr. Nandan Kumar, Director (Economics) Competition Commission of India

Mr. Vijay Srirangan, Director General Bombay Chamber

Dr. Vishnu Kanhere, Certified Fraud Examiner & Chartered Accountant, V.K. Kanhere & Associates

2

The 5G and IOT Transformation; a Legal Ecosystem to Match?

 

Moderator  - 

Ms. N.S.Nappinai, Advocate, Supreme Court, India,

Co-founder, TLF, Author of “Technology Laws Decoded”

Panelist-

Mr. Akhilesh Srivastav, Senior Consultant, TCS

Mr. Anandsagar Shiralkar, Entrepreneur and Founder, Vizitech Solutions

Mr. Arjun Paleri, Principal Associate, BTG Legal

Mr. Durgesh Paliwal, Head Legal & CS, Abbott Nutrition

Mr. Subramaniam Vutha, Co-founder, TLF

3

Drones Are Here; So are Draft UAV Rules; what are the Options for the Legal Eco-System?

 

Moderator 

Adv.  Subramaniam Vatha, Co-Founder Technology Law Forum

Panelist-

Mr. Aniruddh Pradhan, Co-Founder & Director, Rudraksche Scientific Engineering Private Limited

Mr. Deep Kanakia, Director, Operations, Drones Federation of India

Mr. Prashant Prakhar, Associate, Nishith Desai Associates

4

Cybercrimes, Cyber Threats; How Can the Law Cope?

 

Moderator -

Mr. Tapan Pati, Director & Senior  Legal Counsel, South Asia, Johnson & Johnson

Panelist-

Ms. Noelle Ann Park, Advocate, Chambers of N.S. Nappinai

Mr. Pankaj Bafna, Managing Partner, Bafna Law Associates

Mr. Prashant Jhala, Founder: Indian Cyber Lawyers, & Co-Founder, Indian Cyber Institute

Mr. Suresh Swamy, Retired ACP State Intelligence Department, Maharashtra Police; Acknowledged Expert on Cyber Crime

Mr. Yogendra Yadav, Director, Lab Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd

5

Artificial Intelligence:  Implications for Nature; For People; For Law Makers

 

Moderator 

Mr. Bharat Mehta, Evp, Regional General Counsel & Ethics & Compliance Officer, India & Apac, Capgemini.  

Panelist-

Dr. Avinash Kadam, Cyber Security Mentor

Mr. Pinaki Laskar, Founder Fisheyebox, Research Scientist

Mr. Ramanan Nagarajan, CEO & Co-Founder,  Gauranga Soft-Tech Pvt Limited

Ms. Ruchi Khatlawala Pandya, Partner, Little & Co.

Mr. Siddartha Sengupta, Principal Consultant, TCS & Adjunct Professor at IIT Bombay

6

Privacy and Data Protection with a Trillion Connected and Cognitive Devices

 

Moderator 

Mr. Sivaram Nair, Senior Joint Company Secretary At Larsen And Toubro Limited

Panelist-

Ms. Gowree Gokhale, Senior Partner,  Nishith Desai Associates

Mr. Nanda Mohan  Shenoy, Founder, Best Fit Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Ms. N.S. Nappinai, Advocate, Supreme Court, India

Mr. Sameer Anja, Co-Founder & COO, Arrka

Mr. Venkatesh Hariharan,  Senior Fellow, IDFC, Institute

 

Workshops & Interactive Lecture Sessions:

  • The College organized six days Certificate Course in ‘Conflict Resolution via Dialogue and Mediation’ on 2nd – 7th March, 2020.
  • Fresher’s Moot Court Competition on 7th March, 2020 for the students of the F.Y.B.L.S/LL.B Class.
  • The College in association with women development cell celebrates “International Womes’s Day” on 9th March, 2020.
  • The College’s Centre for Corporate Laws and IPR organised two-day certificate course in ‘Litigation Under Economic Statutes: Processes and Procedure’ on 14th and 15th January, 2020. Resource Persons: Mr. Sanjeev Dandona, Corporate Trainer, C.A., Financial Consultant & Fellow Member, ICAI.
  • The College’s Consumer Advocacy Centre in association with Mumbai Grahak Panchayat organised one day Seminar on ‘Dispute Resolution For Home Buyers’ on 18th January, 2020.
  • Adv. Shirish Deshpande, Chairman and Ms. Anita Khanolkar, Secretary, Mumbai Grahak Panchayat was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function.

Session

Resource Person

Presentation on Dispute Redressal under CPA followed  by Q & A

Shri. P.B. Joshi, Member, Maharashtra State Commission.

Presentation on Dispute Redressal under RERA followed  by Q & A

Shri. B.D. Kapadnis, Member, MahaRERA

Presentation on Dispute Resolution under IBC followed  by Q & A

Shri. Rajasekhar V. K., Member, (Judicial)

ADR under CPA, RERA and IBC followed by Q & A

Adv. Pooja Joshi Deshpande, Dr. Archana Sabnis, MGP & Shri Bijish Balan, Registrar, NCLT, Mumbai

Panel Discussion on Dispute Redressal / Resolution under CPA, RERA and IBC followed by Q & A

Adv. Dr. Uday Warunjikar, Shri. B.D. Kapadnis, Shri. Rajasekhar V. K., Shri. Rajan Bandelkar, Adv. Shirish Deshpande and Ms. Sharmila Ranade

  • The College’s Department Lifelong Learning and Extension committee organised Guest Lecture on ‘Fundamental Rights Jurisprudence V. Fundamental Duties Jurisprudence’ by Adv. Afroz Shah, DLLE on 24th January, 2020.
  • The College’s Constitutional Law and Policy Reform Society (CLPRS) organised Discussion on ‘Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019’ by Adv. Shardool Kulkarni on 25th January, 2020.
  • The college in collaboration with International Legal Alliance organised certificate course on ‘Entertainment and Media Laws’ on 25th January, 2020. Mr. Ashish Kulkarni, Chairman, FICCI for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics Forum and Ms. Gayatri Guliani, Director, International Distribution and Syndication - Sony Picture India was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function. Resource Persons: Adv. Jamshed Mistry, Adv. Rafael Pereira and Mr. Sundeep Narwani, Owen Perigee Medtech
  • The College in association with Technology Law Forum organised one day Seminar on ‘Data Protection: Legal, Technical and Information Security Perspective’ on 28th January, 2020. Ms. N. S. Nappinai, Advocate Supreme Court India was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function.

Session

Resource Person

Panel Discussion on Multi Disciplinary Approach To Data Protection

Ms. Savithri Parekh, Joint Secretary & Compliance Officer, Reliance Industries Ltd.

Mr. Kuldeep Sharma, V.P. – Company Secretary & Compliance Officer Go Airlines (India) Ltd.

Mr. Subramaniam Vutha, Co-Founder, Technology Law Forum

Mr. Pinaki Lasker, CEO & Founder Fisheye Box AI – Research & Innovator

Expert insights from a technology lawyer on Data Protection: Legal Aspects; Present & Future

Ms. N. S. Nappinai, Advocate Supreme Court

Data Protection; Technology Complication and Options

Mr. Hemant Adarkar, Member, Board of Advisors, Zensung Pte. Ltd.

Vital Role of Information Security as emerging technologies impact Data Protection

Mr. Rohit Banerjee, Corporate Trainer & Consultant Education Chair, ISACA Mumbai Chapter

Closing Observations & Presentation of Certificates

Mr. Subramaniam Vutha, Co-Founder, Technology Law Forum

  • The College organized visit to Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court, Andheri on 31st January, 2020 for Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. classes.
  • The Movie Society ‘Juriscine’ screened the film “Story of a Plastic Cup " on 9th December, 2019 for the college students.
  • The College’s Alumni Association and Placement Cell organised Tete- e-Tete - 2009 Batch in conversation with 2019 Batch on 14th December, 2019.
  • The College in association with Berkeley Global Society organized a Guest Lecture on ‘Introduction to Space Law’ on 18th November, 2019. Resource Person : Dr. Numa Isnard, Member, Attorney-at-Law, Paris & Berkeley Global Society.
  • The College celebrated 70th Constitution Day on 26th November 2019. The college students performed street play as part of Constitution Day celebration.
  • The College orgnised a survey at the Nehrunagar slums in collaboration with the Maharashtra Suburban District Legal Aid Services Authority under the supervision of Mr. Bhandari, Hon’ble Secretary MDLSA, Mr. Bhandari and able guidance of Hon’ble Justice Dharmadhikari on 21st and 23rd November, 2019. Total 1874 number of people were surveyed.
  • The College students visited to Tata Literature Live – The Mumbai Literature Festival – The 10th Chapter held on 17th November 2019. The students attended events Conversation - Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité: Human Rights are a Western Idea.
  • The College organized Two Days Certificate Course in ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ on 22nd – 23rd October, 2019.

Topic

Resource Person

Introduction to IPR Copyright Laws

 

Ms. Anuradha Maheshwari

Founder – Lex Mantis

 

Inventions and Legal Protection: Introduction to Patent Laws

Mr. Parag More

Founder, Intellectual Platform

Logos and Brands Legal Framework - Trademarks Act: Practical Insights Adjudication of IPR disputes

Mr. Darius Dalal – Partner,

M/s. Jehangir Gulabbhai & Bilimoria & Daruwalla

IPR – Way ahead

Adv. Subramaniam Vutha

Co-Founder Technology Law Forum

  • Fresher’s Moot Court Competition was held on 15th – 16th October, 2019 for the students of the F.Y.B.L.S./LL.B. class.
  • The College organized visit to Labour Court on 15th and 18th October, 2019 for Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. classes. The students observed court proceedings followed by an address by Advocate Aneez Kazi and the Registrar.
  • The College organized workshop on ‘Zero Waste’ for Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. Students on 1st October, 2019. Resource Persons: Mr. Shashank Tomar, Member, Muse Foundation - NGO
  • The College’s Constitutional Law and Policy Reform Society (CLPRS) organised Discussion on Discussion on Babri Masjid/Ayodhya Issue on 17th October, 2019.
  • The College’s Constitutional Law and Policy Reform Society (CLPRS) organised Discussion on NRC on 14th October, 2019.
  • The College organized workshop on ‘How to read effectively’ for First and Second Year  B.L.S./LL.B. Students on 14th October, 2019.  Resource Persons: Mr. Amrut Deshmukh, Booklet Guy
  • The College students performed a street play for the ‘Mumbai District Legal Service Authority’ in Andheri Metropolitan Magistrates Court premises on the occasion of Mental Health Day on 10th October, 2019.
  • The College organized a Guest Lecture on ‘Policy Making and Lobbying in India – the Role of FICCI’ on 11th September, 2019. Resource Person: Mr. Munjal Shroff, Bollywood Animator, Co-founder, Graphiti Multi Media Pvt. Ltd.
  • The College’s Consumer Advocacy Centre organised A Panel Discussion on ‘Consumer Protection Act, 2019’ on 14th September, 2019. Resource Person : Mr. Jahangir Gai and Adv. Anand Patwardhan
  • The College’s Centre for Corporate Laws and IPR organized one day  Seminar on ‘New Horizon for Lawyers’ on 14th September, 2019. Resource Persons: Mr. Bharat Mehta, EVP Regional General Counsel & Ethics & Compliance Officer, India & APAC, Campgemni. And Ms. Gowree Gokhale, Senior Partner, Nishith Desai Associates.
  • The Praja Foundation addressed the students of the Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. and initiated the case study internship from 16th September, 2019 to 15th October, 2019.
  • The College’s Constitutional Law and Policy Reform Society (CLPRS) organised  Guest Lecture on ‘Legal Research and Academic Writing’ by Adv. Shardool Kulkarni on 16th  September, 2019.
  • The College organized DLLE Orientation Lecture conducted by Dr. Jitendra Aherkar, Co-ordinator, Department Lifelong Learning and Extension on 17th September, 2019.
  • The College organized a Guest Lecture on ‘Practicing Perspective of Testamentary Issues for Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. students on 18th September, 2019. Resource Person : Adv. Nerissa Almeida.
  • Adv. Shirish Deshpande and Adv. Sharmila Ranade, Mumabi Grahak Panchayat, addressed the students on the contemporary consumer issues. The Third Year B.L.S./LL.B. students are volunteering with Mumbai Grahak Panchayat from 18th September, 2019 onwards.
  • The College’s Constitutional Law and Policy Reform Society (CLPRS) organised Guest Lecture on ‘The Constitutional Conundrum : Article 370’ by Dr. Abhinav Chandrachud, Adv. Bombay High Court on 21st September, 2019.
  • The College Moot Court Society’s Nyayavalokan 2019 organized workshop on ‘Criminal Trial’ on 21st & 28th September, 2019 conducted by Adv. Vriddhi Maria and Adv. Labdhi Parekh.
  • The College Lavocat society organized a talk on ‘Insurance Laws in India’ on 25th September, 2019. Resource Person : Adv. Sanjay K. Chadha
  • The college organized a Guest Lecture on Topic “The Ties that Bind: Divorce Reform in the 21st century” for Fourth Year B.L.S./LL.B. students on 7th August, 2019.
  • Resource Person : Prof. Norma Martin Clement,  Pro – Dean : International Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law,  University of Leeds, UK.
  • The College Women Development Cell (WDC) organized a seminar on ‘Creating an Inclusive Campus’ for Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. on 19th August, 2019 conducted by Mr. Uday Kakkar, Human Right Activist.
  • Dr.[Mrs.] Geeta Kubsad, Assistant Professor and 10 students of Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. participated at Panel discussion on "Importance of Civic Engagement" organised by the U.S. Consulate General, Mumbai and Praja Foundation on 20th August 2019.
  • The College in collaboration with Fridays for Future organized a seminar on ‘Social Impact of Climate Change’ on 23rd August, 2019. Resource Person : Ms. Pooja Damodia  & Ms. Cassandra Nazareth
  • The College’s Society for Advancement of International Law & Affairs (SAIL) organised an awareness day for the “UN Day for Enforced Disappearances” on 30th August, 2019. Resource Person : Mr. Tenzin Tsundue, World renowned Tibetian Writer and Activist. 
  • The College Moot Court Society organized a session on ‘Criminal Trial’ on 31st August, 2019 conducted by Adv. Rafael Pereira.
  • The College’s L’avocat Debate Society - Debatte organised workshop on ‘Decoding Body Language’ on 20th August, 2019 conducted by Ms. Clarita Jessica Fernandes, Communications specialist and a behavioural skills trainer & Founder PAVE Skills, Certified Dale Carnegie Trainer.
  • The college’s Centre for Corporate Laws and IPR organised Guest Lecture on "Technology Law  - Emerging dimensions" by Adv. Subramanium Vutha on 20th  August, 2019.
  • The College organised Session on ‘Non Verbal Communications’ on 23rd August, 2019. Resource Person : Mr. Vipul Jain, Text and Clicks, Mumbai.
  • The College’s Centre for Corporate Laws and IPR organised "Insights to Contracts in Media Industry" through conversation between Actor and Laywer on 28th August, 2019. Resource Persons: Mr. Aakash Bhatijia, Actor and Mr. Rafael Pereira, Lawyer.
  • The College’s L’avocat’s Poetry Café oragnised ‘Aawaz (Teri aur Meri) on 22nd August, 2019.
  • The Movie Society ‘Juriscine’ Screening on ‘The Great Hack on 31st August, 2019.
  • The college and BSE Institute Limited organized Corporate Training Program on ‘Offences under the Companies Act : Compliances, Litigations and Powers of the Investigating Agencies’ on 13th July, 2019. Resource Person : Mr. Sanjeev Dandona, C.A., Financial Consultant & Fellow Member, ICAI
  • The College’s Centre for Conflict Resolution organsied Success Story on Making a Corporate Insolvency into Win – Win’ by Manish Chheda in conversation with  Ms. Geetanjali Prabhu on 20th July, 2019.
  • The College Lavocat society organized a talk on ‘Law and Lawyers – As a Judge Sees It’ by Ms. Roshan Dalvi, Former Judge, Bombay High Court on 25th July, 2019.
  • The College’s Constitutional Law and Policy Reform Society organised a guest lecture on ‘World Day Against Human Trafficking’ on 30th July, 2019. The lecture was conducted by Mr. Vivaan Gandhi, an alumnus of PGCL who through his work at International Justice Mission has rescued victims of human trafficking and helped in their rehabilitation. 
  • The college’s students of Second Year B.L.S./LL.B. visited to Vidhan Sabha and Vidhan Parishad on 21st June,2019.