South Asia 2010-11

 Justice Gita Mittal Monroe Price Winning Team NUJS-smaller

In the December 2010, PCMLP collaborated with National Law University Delhi and the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata to host the Oxford-India Media Law Moot Court Competition. NUJS Kolkata and the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore emerged as Winners and Runners-up respectively of that year’s competition. As a result, both teams, along with the two semi-finalist teams – the National Law University, Jodhpur and Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur – qualified for the International Rounds in Oxford that were held in March 2011. NLSIU, Bangalore were semi-finalists in the Oxford rounds with their speakers (Ms. Geetha Hariharan and Ms. Sahana Manjesh) bagging the top oralist awards. There was an outstanding group of judges throughout the preliminary rounds, the quarter-finals and semi-finals. The finals bench comprised Justice Gita Mittal, Judge, Delhi High Court; Jutise Valmiki Mehta, Judge, Delhi High Court; Harish Salve, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Former Solicitor General of India; Jonathan Blake, Covington and Burling; and Rahul Matthan, Partner, Trilegal.