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IALS Global Law Deans’ Forum & Annual Meeting, 2017: Hosted by Symbiosis Law School, Pune

SLS Pune presents the IALS Global Law Deans Forum from 8 November
SLS Pune presents the IALS Global Law Deans Forum from 8 November

For the first time in Indian legal education landscape, SLS Pune a private law school along with SLS, NOIDA and Hyderabad all constituents of Symbiosis International University has brought together prestigious private law schools such as School of Law, G. D. Goenka University, Institute of Law, Nirma University, Jindal Global Law School, Galgotias University, UP and prestigious National Law Universities of India including National Law University, Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, School of Law, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkota as co-hosts in a rare model of solidarity and organized reception of international guests.

About International Association of Law Schools

Established in the year 2000, the International Association of Law Schools is a private, non-political, non-profit, volunteer, cooperative society working towards the betterment of the global legal education community. Over 160 law schools from all over the world are connected with the IALS for improving legal education.

The Annual meetings of the IALS are held once a year with a different theme being selected each year. These are attended by students and law professionals from all around the world. Through the meetings, various study groups and law experts around the world are able to collaborate towards improving and setting standards for world-wide legal education.

About the host: Symbiosis Law School, Pune

Symbiosis Law School in Pune, the constituent of Symbiosis International University was established in 1977. With a rich history of more than 40 years, the Symbiosis Law School, Pune continues to deliver quality education to all law aspirants. It has also been awarded the prestigious Gold Star Award by the Bar Council of India in the year 2013.

SLS is also consistently recognized amongst the top 10 Law Schools in the country by a variety of esteemed institutions. With that being said, the Global Law Deans’ Forum and the 2017 Annual Meeting hosted by the Symbiosis Law School, Pune will certainly be an enriching experience for one and all.

Global Law Deans' Forum 2017:

Theme: Continuation of IALS exploration of the principles and specific strategies on improving legal education globally.

The conference will take place on the 8th and 9th of November, 2017, and will be attended by deans, law experts, and legal luminaries. The chief objective of this forum is to discuss the principles and procedures for improving legal education globally. It also aims to introduce judicial standards for improving the quality of legal education.

Symbiosis Law school welcomes all law professionals, experts and students to ‘2017 Global Law Deans' Forum and 2017 Annual Meeting’ which is to be held from the 8th November 2017 to the 11th of November, 2017 at SLS, Pune. The forum symbolizes the link between all law systems around the world.

2017 Annual Meetings:

Theme: Innovative Pedagogy, Harmonized Curriculum and Global Networking for Implementing Change

Following the Deans’ Meet, this prestigious Annual Meeting will be graced by the presence of noted law experts, faculty members, administrative staff, and students. The members are expected to address different topics such as the creation of sample syllabi, finding effective approaches to teaching, etc. Different study groups will also be displaying their works corresponding to their respective syllabi.

All delegates would be given a traditional Indian reception at this event. Their meetings, discussions and plenary sessions will be supplemented and enhanced with the help of exquisite lunches and dinners. A cultural tour of Pune and historical walk are added attraction. A Law Carnival will also be arranged for the enjoyment of the attendees. The Carnival will feature cultural programs, film screenings, pottery sessions and games along with many other interactive activities.

On 8th November 2017 as a part of Chancellor’s reception, the event will also host the rare component of Guruvandana (saluting teachers), by conferring Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to legal and justice education. The awardees include Prof. (Dr.) C. K. N. Raja Emeritus Professor, S. B. Law College, Mysore & Director of Legal Studies, SBRR Mahajana Law College, Mysore; Prof. (Dr.) N. R. Madhava Menon Honorary Professor and IBA Chair on Continuing Legal Education, NLSIU, Bangalore, Chancellor, Guru Ghasidas Central University, Chhattisgarh, Chairman, Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training, Trivandrum, Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick, Prof N. L. Mitra Chancellor, KIIT University, Odisha, Prof. (Dr.) Rajkumari Agrawala Former Professor, Department of Law, Pune University, Prof. (Dr.) Rahmatullah Khan President and Secretary General of Indian Society of International Law and Editor-in- Chief, Indian Journal of International Law, Prof. (Dr.) C. J. Samuel Former Head, Department of Law, Pune University, Prof. (Dr.) Lakshmi Jambholkar Honorary Professor, Gujarat National Law University, Executive President, Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi and Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh Founder Vice Chancellor, National Law School, Delhi, Council Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK, Vice-President & EXCO Member of SAARCLAW India, Member of the Eminent Persons Advisory Group (EPAG) of Competition Commission of India, Member of the State Higher Education Council, constituted by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi.

For more details please visit: https://www.symlaw.ac.in

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