Symbiosis law school Nagpur Maharashtra India Campus


Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alternative Dispute Resolution is also known as ADR Settles disputes outside the courtroom Resolve disputes in a more amicable way Saves time, costs and maintain confidentiality Various ADR Mechanisms - Mediation, Negotiation, Arbitration etc.

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About the Cell:

SLS Nagpur has established the ADR Cell (ADRC) which consists of entrusted student members for administering various ADR activities, responsibly, under the guidance of the faculty in-charge of the cell. The mandate of the ADRC encompasses the promotion and conduction of a wide array of dispute resolution mechanisms, relevant to today's legal world, and introduce them to the students of SLS Nagpur.

Aim of the ADR Cell:

Effective training skills Soft and Practical skills Make them aware of the various intricate methods with regard to ADR mechanisms Impart comprehensive knowledge of allied laws and regulations concerning ADR Mechanisms Produce fair outcomes for disputes in future as a professional Make students efficient and effective in the field of ADR.

Objectives of the ADR Cell:

  1. Discussions and Deliberations
  2. Spread awareness about ADR and concepts related to it
  3. Organize ADR training sessions
  4. Career centric ADR Certification
  5. Provide efficient platforms to students to showcase and refine their skills
  6. Collaborations

Selection Process for the ADRC team:

The members were selected on the basis of merit
Google form
Written test
PI (Personal Interview) round taken by faculty in charge and a member from the Advisory board of the ADRC.

Faculty In-Charge of the ADRC:

Dr. Shilpa Sharma
Assistant Professor,
Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur

Members of ADRC:

  1. Sakshi Tolani
  2. Gautam Seshadri
  3. Saksham Bhatnagar
  4. Vanshika Bhardwaj
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  2. Apurva Pandey
  3. Milind Chopra
  4. Pranathi ATM
  1. Janhavi Niranjan
  2. Gauri Malviya
  3. Khooshi Singh
  4. Tanisha Tainwala
  5. Tanaya Raut
  1. Trisha Rathi
  2. Manasi Malviya
  3. Elisha Manu Vattappillil
  4. Riya Andhare


  1. Naina Poddar
  2. Vaidehi Bhangde
  3. Saket Bansal
  4. Aditi Uttamani
  1. Mounish Suryadevara
  2. Pratikshya Priyadarshni
  3. Shruti Khatri
  4. Mahak Agrawal

Past Events:

2nd March - 3rd March, 2024 – 2nd National Med-Arb Competition in collaboration with PSL Advocates & Solicitors.

30th September, 2023- 2nd Intra Mediation Competition

23rd September, 2023- Comprehensive training session on “How to Participate in Mediation and Negotiation Competitions?” delivered by Mr. Jawad AJ, Partner and Head of ADR Services at KD Lex Chambers LLP, Gurugram.

“A Talk with Legal eagles: Talk on Mediation as Access to Justice”, held on 28th August,2023 delivered by Mr. Javad AJ, Partner and Head of ADR Services at KD Lex Chambers LLP, Gurugram, Delhi.

18th March – 19 March,2023 - 1st National Med-Arb Competition in collaboration with PSL Advocates and Solicitors New Delhi

5th March ,2022 - 1st Intra Mediation Competition

On 24th September, 2022 – 25th September,2022 Inauguration of ADRC by Adv. Tariq Khan followed by a two days’ Workshop.

On 30th April, 2022- 1st Intra Client Counselling Competition.

On 23rd April, 2022 - How to participate in Client Counselling Competition

26th February, 2022 - How to participate in Mediation Competition, Addressed by Mr. Pitambar Yadav, India qualified lawyer, based out of New Delhi; followed by a mock drill by ADRC Members

On 5th August, 2021 the ADR Cell of Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur had organized a workshop on “Alternative Dispute Resolution: The New Era” Addressed by: Adv. Ankit Sharma, Senior Associate, S.K. Singhi, LLP, New Delhi.

Webinar on "Importance and Future of Arbitration Laws in India" on 18th July, 2020, delivered by Adv. Tariq Khan. He is presently working as Registrar at International Arbitration and Mediation Centre, Former Partner, Advani & Co. New Delhi.

WEBINAR on “Fundamentals of International Commercial Arbitration” held on 11th July, 2020, and delivered by Adv. Ekant Hiranandani


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