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Symbiosis Pune

Symbiosis Law School (SLS) Pune is an Indian law school.
20 February 2013

ILS Law College Pune, Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University New Law College Pune, Symbiosis Law School Pune, KLE Bangalore, and NLSIU Bangalore were felicitated by the Bar Council of India (BCI) on 16 February as "outstanding" law colleges in India.

The BCI’s chairman Manan Kumar Mishra felicitated the colleges in his inaugural speech at the centenary celebrations of the regulator held on 16 and 17 February at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi.

ILS Pune principal Vaijayanti Joshi, who is also secretary to the Indian Law Society, told Legally India that the felicitation was “in special recognition of their outstanding services to legal education”.

Joshi said: The [BCI] chairman in his address to the Prime Minister and Chief Justice of India on the dias at Vigyan Bhavan, said that in addition to NLS Bangalore, there are other institutes which have done well, out of the 900 law colleges in India.”

She confirmed that to the best of her knowledge, this was the first time the BCI had given such awards. [Picture of Joshi with BCI trophy]

A person close to the BCI confirmed the shortlist and explained that it was decided by the chairman and the legal education committee after taking into account the colleges' performance over the past few years.

Mishra did not return calls for comment.

Update: Mishra, commenting to Bar & Bench on 21 February, said that Amity Law School Delhi had also been facilitated, and that 15 further private colleges would receive awards in the coming year.  "“It is the decision of the BCI based on the performances of the colleges," he said. “Some of the national law schools are doing well. National law schools get huge impetus from the state government. So apart from these, we have felicitated some private institutions which have been contributing to legal education 

12 February 2013

MPL 4: Where Indian mooting lives Slim pickings for Indian teams this mooting weekend, as none managed to beat their foreign rivals in Mumbai and Gandhinagar. But Symbiosis won its first MPL 4 moot in Kerala, and NLU Jodhpur will face Vanderbilt Law School from the US this afternoon in the quarter finals of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

05 April 2011

NLSIU Bangalore put up good show at Oxford media moot; M S Ramaiah, Symbiosis Pune win top laurels at Pro Bono Enviro moot climbing the MPL 2 sponsored by Allen & Overy.

10 March 2011

Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2HNLU Raipur finished runners up at the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot and jumped from the eleventh position to the fifth position in the MPL 2 standings sponsored by Allen & Overy. Meanwhile Symbiosis, Pune won its first moot this season at the GH Raisoni Moot over its neighbouring college.

09 March 2011

Symbiosis Law School, Pune in association with the Nani A. Palkhivala Memorial Trust, Mumbai, hosted the Nani A. Palkhivala Memorial Elocution Contest, 2010-11 at inter-college level for the students of law last weekend.

17 April 2010

mooting-premier-league-Clifford-Chance-thNUJS Kolkata moved into the top 5 and Symbiosis Pune edged back into the top 10 of the Mooting Premier League (MPL) with honourable mentions at the 17th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna.

02 March 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thThis mooting weekend belonged to ILS Law College Pune, which scored back-to-back victories to propel it into fifth place of the Mooting Premier League (MPL). ILS Pune is now the top-ranked non-national law school, taking over the position from SOEL Chennai and overtaking NLIU Bhopal.

08 February 2010

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thGeorge Washington University Law School (GWU) has won the second edition of the GNLU International Moot Court Competition (GIMC) defeating Symbiosis Pune in a thrilling final.

07 December 2009

legally-india-mooting-premier-league_thSchool of Excellence in Law (SOEL), Chennai has beaten Symbiosis Society Law College, Pune in the finals of the Nani Palkhiwala National Tax Moot Court Competition held by Government Law College (GLC) Mumbai on Saturday.

14 October 2009

ICICI-Bank-HQ-Bandra-Kurla-Complex-MumbaiICICI Bank has recruited six law students from three campuses to start in its in-house team next year and it is set to hire from at least another five law schools soon.

27 August 2009

crowd_thLuthra & Luthra has made 10 pre-placement offers (PPOs) to final year law students at three national law schools. The firm has also hired six lateral associates, with the fresh batch of seven new law school graduates now starting.