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NLSIU Bangalore

NLSIU Bengaluru is India's first national law university.
14 May 2012



A lawyers’ work routine can not only supplement but also complement preparation for one of the world’s most-failed exams, while failure, even if undeserved, can be a boon. So reads a page in the book of NLSIU Bangalore 2007 graduate Gitanjali Brandon, who secured rank 6, the highest ever for any national law university graduate, at the UPSC civil services exam 2011.

27 April 2012

LI and Mint, together every fortnight In today’s edition of Mint: The success story of the NLU model has been spun mainly around two factors: the impressive employment statistics and enormous salaries offered to students from top NLUs and the ability of few alumni to gain admission to the world’s top law school, argue Anup Surendranath and Chinmayi Arun.

27 April 2012

NLSIU-Bangalore-Library In today’s edition of Mint: The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore may face a funding gap of Rs. 2 crore this fiscal year after the Karnataka state government cut its grant by 50% from Rs. 4 crore last year. NLSIU was established in 1987 as the first of India’s flagship national law universities (NLUs).

20 April 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3

NLU Delhi and NLSIU Bangalore were the only two teams that broke into the top 32 at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot at Washington last month. While NLU Delhi won two honourable mentions and took home 30 points, NLSIU Bangalore won the third best memorandum award and bagged 20 points from this Tier 1 global championship MPL moot.

16 April 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3

NLSIU Bangalore bettered Nalsar Hyderabad in the finals of the ISRO funding round to the Manfred Lachs Space Law moot.

15 April 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3American University Washington bested Nalsar Hyderbad in the finals of the NLSIU International Arbitration Moot Court, while Symbiosis, Pune and Jindal Global Law School finished semifinalists in this Tier 4 MPL moot.

29 March 2012

#Winning Nalsar team, l. to r.: Dhruv Bhattacharya (Left), Sourav Roy, Kunal Singh

Nalsar Hyderabad became the first Indian team to win the international rounds of the Oxford Media Law moot by defeating the University of Technology, Sydney in the final rounds.

NLU Delhi finished as semi-finalist in the moot. NLSIU Bangalore won its eighth best memorandum award this season at the Tier 2 World Class MPL moot.

06 March 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3

NUJS Kolkata defeated Nalsar Hyderabad in the final rounds of the NLU Antitrust moot. GNLU Gandhinagar and NLIU Bhopal finished semifinalists in the moot.

14 February 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3

NLSIU Bangalore, Campus Law Centre Delhi, GLC Mumbai and Christ Law College Bangalore registered wins in the GNLU International Moot Court Competition (GIMC), Kerala Law Academy Moot, NUJS Herbert Smith National Corporate Law Moot Court Competition and the Surana Corporate Law Moot respectively.

09 February 2012

Nagarbhavi Justice KT Thomas’ 2009 review of NLSIU Bangalore focused on NLSIU students’ vision and academic issues but stopped short of looking deeper into the books of accounts or administration, unlike the hard-hitting Nalsar Hyderabad judicial inquiry from 2011.

06 February 2012

Looking deeper Legally India has today filed right to information (RTI) requests with India’s seven oldest national law schools, seeking full financial accounts, council meeting minutes and other information.

27 January 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3An NLSIU Bangalore team of first and second years defeated NLIU Bhopal in the final rounds of the Rizvi International Moot.

23 January 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NLU Delhi demolished the opposition in the Jessup North India qualifying rounds and the KK Luthra Memorial Moot, while NUJS Kolkata posted its first MPL 3 win in the anti-trust moot conducted by Christ University. NLSIU Bangalore continued with its winning ways, registering yet another moot win in the Rizvi International Moot.

17 January 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NLSIU Bangalore pipped SOEL Chennai in the finals of the Jessup South India Qualifiers, beefing up its already huge lead this season.

13 January 2012

Madhava Menon’s national law school experiment of 1986 may have failed to pull hundreds of Indian law schools out of mediocrity but it has brought newfound respect to legal education, reports Mint today. Critics complain that the national law schools have mostly benefited corporate law but this may not be their fault. While no NLS grads have so far made it to senior counsel rank, some are making their mark in litigation.

19 December 2011

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NLU Delhi defeated NLSIU Bangalore at the Oxford-India Media law moot, completing its first win for the season, and divvying up best speaker and best memo mentions with the runner-up.

05 December 2011

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3Current MPL toppers NLSIU Bangalore built its MPL lead after defeating V M Salgaocar Law College Goa in the finals of the Stetson South India qualifying rounds.

01 December 2011

image White & Case has promoted NLSIU Bangalore graduate, Chevening scholar and former Jessup moot winner Dipen Sabharwal to its partnership in London.

22 November 2011

Rocking out to copyright laws NLSIU Bangalore’s annual music festival Strawberry Fields, which is set to take place this weekend (25 to 27 November), will for the first time feature, besides a raft of bands, two panel discussions on “musicianship and promotion” covering copyright, ownership and licensing regimes and on the intricacies of starting up a band and getting your first record deal.

08 November 2011

The Radcliffe Camera is a cold, cold place in winterExclusive: NLSIU Bangalore student Vrinda Bhandari was the only Indian lawyer this year to have been awarded the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, continuing NLSIU’s streak of producing Rhodesians.