University of Mumbai Law Academy(UMLA)

ABOUT US 

University of Mumbai is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India. It was established in 1857 consequent upon “Wood’s Education Dispatch”, and it is one among the first three Universities in India. The profile of this University carved out in more than 150 years of its functioning attests to its manifold achievements as the intellectual and moral powerhouse of the society. The University has always given its best to the country in general and to the city of Mumbai in particular by producing great leaders and eminent personalities in the world. It has been granted a Five Star status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

University Of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA), is a constituent unit of the University of Mumbai, established in the year 2015. It is a world class institution, to provide excellent quality of legal education as well as looks after the overall development of students. UMLA is committed to produce exceptional lawyers and legal luminaries within the realms of knowledge. UMLA strives for academic excellence, yet maintaining high standards in all extra-curricular activities and develop student’s talents through exposure to moots, communication and soft skills, compulsory summer internships, debates, managerial entrepreneurship, etc. UMLA aims to encourage students to bring about social change through legal awareness and social activism. UMLA has a 5 Years Integrated B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), Integrated Course which is designed uniquely having interdisciplinary aspects that have emerged in the last decade in response to International Trade Laws, Intellectual Property Rights, Information Technology and ever-changing demands of the industry. At UMLA students gain valuable insights into both domains of Management and Law.

 

VISION

UMLA is committed to bring forth confident, liberal-minded, motivated and intellectually enriched professionals.

UMLA aims at building the potential of students  as legal, corporate and academic luminaries in the future.

UMLA believes in instilling good values and ethics in its students in order to enable them to emerge as compassionate, ethical and accountable human beings.

CORE MISSION

TO EMPOWER AND ILLUMINATE: 

To impart Legal and Management Education for meeting the millennium challenges.

To equip students in developing professional and soft-skills Enabling them to excel at competitive platforms in the Legal, Social and Corporate sector. 

OBJECTIVES

  • We at UMLA,firmly believe in adorning the future legal luminaries with efficient advocacy skills and enriching them with experience that goes beyond the classroom teaching.
  • We believe in imparting lectures which involve active student participation through group discussions, case laws and problem-solving methods that help students to get a firm practical grip on the subject that instills confidence in these budding lawyers of tomorrow.
  • We work towards catering to the current and future professional needs of the society by armoring students with skills that go a long way in carving a benchmark for professional excellence.

 

SIGNIFICANCE OF PROGRAM 

Skills you learn while pursuing BBA LLB: 

  • For a student, doing such a program is always a win-win proposition.
  • Inter disciplinary program focusing management and law
  • the candidate much more valuable to corporate houses and businesses.
  • Infect, most companies prefer those with this dual degree, rather than a plain vanilla LLB.

Secondly, the program also helps you to keep all your potential career options intact till the very end, and choose your areas of expertise in either of the sectors to grow in your career.

Thirdly, study of management, which covers aspects like managing self and others, diagnosing the environment, improving interpersonal skills, demonstrating authentic and ethical leadership, winning clients and bagging big deals, etc., helps one to become more successful as a lawyer as well. 

                                                             Job opportunities after BBA LLB 

  • Working as a Business Development Manager with various law firms of the country;
  • Working as an associate at law firms, such as in some of the top law firms in the country, like Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, AZB &Partners, J Sagar Associates, Luthra & Luthra, and Trilegal, etc.
  • Working as a general counsel in the legal departments of companies (In house role) such as HCL, Apple, Uber, Ola, 1MG etc.
  • Working as a paralegal assistant on specific assignments with law firms/companies
  • Human resource manager with companies/law firms
  • Legal probationary officer with reputed banks of India
  • Finance Manager/ Management Accountant
  • Working as an advocate pursuing Corporate Litigation with practicing advocates
  • Law reporter with media houses
  • Becoming a legal professor at reputed universities in the country and abroad
  • Preparing for Indian Administrative Services
  • Discharge the role of Company Secretary in big corporate houses, if the student also picks up an added qualification of CS along with BBA LLB program

MISSION 

UMLA is committed to blend atypical, motivated, well-equipped and ideal professionals, shaping into legal and corporate luminaries of the future, who can be decorous and suited at varied sectors of the society at large.  We at UMLA firmly believe in adorning the future legal luminaries with efficient advocacy skills and enriching them with experience that goes beyond the classroom teaching.  We believe in imparting lectures which involve active student participation through group discussions, case laws and problem solving methods that help students to get a firm practical grip on the subject that instils confidence in these budding lawyers of tomorrow. We work towards catering to the current and future professional needs of the society by armouring students with skills that go a long way in carving a bench mark for professional excellence.

GOLD MEDAL

Every year GOLD MEDAL is being conferred to the student for securing the highest marks in the subject of Constitutional Law in the integrated B.B.A; LL.B.((Hons.) course run by the University of Mumbai Law Academy.  Gold Medal for 2020-21 was awarded, during the Convocation Ceremony of the University of Mumbai on 27th December 2021. The award was given at the auspicious hands of  His Excellency Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari Governor of Maharashtra, Prof.(Dr.) Suhas Pednekar, Vice-Chancellor, and other dignitaries. Medal has been instituted and sponsored by Dr. Ashok Yende, Founder Director Of UMLA., in the fond memory in the memory of his late parents (Late Kamalabai & Ruprao Yende).

FROM THE DESK OF DIRECTOR

 

Dr. Swati D. Rautela – LL.M., Ph.D.

Associate Professor 

University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA), a constituent unit of the University of Mumbai was established in the year 2015 has carved out a name in the field of legal education within a short period of time. I believe that high-quality education is a basic human right and UMLA is dedicated to achieve excellence in legal education with a mission to bring about social change.

University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA), a constituent unit of the University of Mumbai was established in the year 2015 has carved out a name in the field of legal education within a short period of time. I believe that high-quality education is a basic human right and UMLA is dedicated to achieve excellence in legal education with a mission to bring about social change. We at UMLA take pride in imparting sound academic knowledge through a distinguished faculty combining academic excellence and professional experience with dedication and commitment. Integrated Five Years B.B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) Programme imparts interdisciplinary education in the fields of law & Management. The students at UMLA are thus exposed not only to the theory and in-depth practical aspects of law but also to the various facets of management and corporate culture.

 

Dr. Swati Rautela

I/C DIRECTOR, UMLA

COURSE

5 Years Integrated BBA/LLB (Hons.) Course

FIRST YEAR
SEM 1 SEM 2
Principles of Management Business Communication Skills
General English -I Costs & Management Accounts
Principles of Basic Accountancy Principles of Economics
Statistical Analysis Business Mathematics
Law of Torts (Consumer Protection Act & Motor Vehicle Act.) Special Contract
Law of Contract & Specific Relief Act-I. Clinical Legal Education ( Paper I)(ADR)

 

SECOND YEAR
SEM 3 SEM 4
Business Environment International Business Environment
Marketing Management Organizational Behaviour
Financial Management Management Theory and Practices
Jurisprudence Constitutional Law (Paper – II)
Constitutional Law (Paper- I) Law of Crimes (Paper – II) (Criminal Procedure Code)
Law of Crimes (Paper – I) (Indian Penal Code) Clinical Legal Education (Paper – II) (Professional Ethics)

 

THIRD YEAR
SEM 5 SEM 6
Human Resource Management Consumer Behaviour
Managerial Economics Business Research Methodology
Code of Civil Procedure & Limitation Act Family Law (Paper – II)
Family Law (Paper- I) Interpretation of Statutes
Labour & Industrial Law (Paper- I) Labour& Industrial Law (Paper II)
Environmental Law Clinical Legal Education (Paper III) (DPC – I) (Civil)

 

FOURTH YEAR
SEM 7 SEM 8
Operational Management Strategic Management
Law of Evidence Intellectual Property Laws
Administrative Law International Trade Law
Taxation Law (Direct and Indirect Taxation ) Human Rights Law
Property Law Elective: Any one of the following

A. Insurance Law

B. Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Electives: Any one of the following

A. Information and Technology Law

B. Law and Economics

Clinical Legal Education (Paper IV) (DPC –II)(Criminal)

 

FIFTH YEAR
SEM 9 SEM 10
Competition Law Banking Law
Media and Law Public International Law
Moot Court Exercise Company Law
Internship Private International Law
Elective: Any one of the following

A. Equity and Trust

B. Merger and Acquisition

Elective: Any one of the following

A. Investment Law

B. Law of Infrastructure Development

 

ATTENDANCE

  • Compulsory 75% attendance in lectures to appear for all exams.
  • Compulsory participation in the Intra Moot Court
  • Compulsory participation in 5 Moot Court competitions (national/international) during all 5 academic years.
  • Compulsory submission of internal assignments and appearing for the vivas.

 

DRESS CODE

Law School Uniform: Formal white shirt and black pants with black shoes. Blazers compulsory for moot courts and college events.

ADMISSION 

  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

A candidate passing the H.S.C. (10+2) examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Board Of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, with minimum 45% marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the University of Mumbai with the minimum prescribed marks is eligible for admission to the First Year of Five Year Law Course. The above percentage of marks shall be relaxed by 5% for candidates belonging to the SC, ST and 3% for the OBC, categories recognized as such by the Government of Maharashtra.

  • ADMISSION PROCEDURE

The admissions to UMLA shall be based on merit in the Maharashtra State Common Law Entrance Test [MHCET-Law]. Admission process for the first year of the Five year B.B.A. LLB (Hons.) course will commence immediately after the declaration of MHCET-Law results. Reservation for 85% seats for candidate from the state of Maharashtra having the domicile certificate.  The Prospectus and the registration forms will be available at the UMLA college office. The Registration form can also be downloaded from the website. The Registration form along with the required documents, duly filled in, should be submitted to the college within the prescribed time. Thereafter, merit list of the selected candidates will be displayed on the notice board or declared on the UNLS website.

  • ADMISSION TO POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION & ADVOCACY SKILLS

Any under graduate or graduate passing the examination conducted by the recognized board or University, with minimum 45% marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the University of Mumbai with the minimum prescribed marks is eligible for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Legal Education & Advocacy Skills. 

  • ADMISSION TO CERTIFICATE COURSE IN CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION & ADVOCACY SKILLS

Any under graduate or graduate passing the examination conducted by the recognized board or University, with minimum 45% marks or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the University of Mumbai, with the minimum prescribed marks is eligible for admission to Certificate Course in Clinical Legal Education & Advocacy Skills. 

  • RESERVATION

The matter of reservation for candidates falling within the categories of S.C., S.T., O.B.C., S.B.C., etc. is in accordance with the relevant Government Resolutions issued by the State of Maharashtra. 

  • DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION PROCESS 

– Original Copies of Marksheet, Passing Certificate and School & College Leaving Certificate

– Three recent passport size photographs.
–  In case of students migrating from other Universities, Provisional Eligibility Certificate from the Mumbai University must be submitted. Application for eligibility is to be made to the Registrar, Mumbai University in the prescribed form along with prescribed fees through college office.
– In case of students, from other colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University, who seeks admission, Transfer Certificate (T.C.) is required to be submitted. The applications for such T.C. should be sent through this college in the prescribed form.
–  Foreign students seeking admission should produce his/her passport and student visa at the time of admission. Tourist Visas or Entry Visas will not be considered as proper documents in this regard.
– At the time of admission, every student must undertake to attend a minimum 75% of the total number of lectures held in each semester. Failure to comply with the same shall result in such defaulting students getting debarred from the examination and taking necessary action.

 

FEES STRUCTURE

Integrated B.B.A.-LL.B. Course for each year

Sr. No. HEADS Amount in Rs.
1. Tuition Fees Rs. 32,500
2. Admission Fees Rs. 1000
3 Eligibility & Enrollment Rs. 220
4. Document Verification Rs. 600
5. Group Insurance Rs. 40
6 Moot Court Rs. 500
7. Other Visits Rs. 500
8. College Examination Rs. 1000
9. Library Rs. 1000
10. Development Rs. 7,500
11. Utility Rs. 500
12. E-Charges, IT & ITES Rs. 3500
13. Extra-Curricular Rs. 640
14. Disaster Relief Rs. 100
15. Students Welfare Rs. 400
Total: Rs. 50,000/-

 

ADDITIONAL FEES

Students have to pay below mentioned fees in cash in the office:
A. Library Deposit: Rs. 1000 (refundable after 5 years)
B. Caution Money : Rs 500 (refundable after 5 years)
Total Rs 1500 ( refundable after 5 year)

MODE OF PAYMENT 

The fee is payable by Demand Draft in favour of ‘The Finance and Accounts Officer, University of Mumbai’.

REFUND POLICY OF FEES

As per the rules/circular laid down by the University of Mumbai.  

 

College Photos:

College Campus

Class Room

 

Seminar Room

Moot Court Room

TEAM UMLA

Faculty Members

STUDENTS

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND DEBATE SOCIETY (2022-2023)

Public Relations and Debate Society of the University of Mumbai Law Academy strives to build connections and spread the word regarding the events taking place in the Law School. It also plays a very proactive role in coordinating with various committees and achieving a great synergy.

The ultimate goal of this committee is to form and maintain relationships with various different organisations, Coordinate with other committees, etc.

Furthermore, it also aims to manage and organize various Debate Workshops and Competitions throughout the year.

Members of the Public Relations and Debate Society

Prof. Uma Nehare – Chief Coordinator
Dr. Nisha Kushwaha Coordinator
Dr. Keval Ukey Coordinator
Srishti Shrivastava – Head
Kallis Alphanso – Co-Head
Aditya Thakkar General Secretary

 

Contact:                     umlaprcomm@gmail.com

Other Pages:              Instagram Page

CULTURAL COMMITTEE (2022-2023)

As our college believes in all round development of student personality as a goal of education. The organizing and cultural committee seeks to create a platform that provides the students with an opportunity to display creative talents in a variety of ways.

The organizing committee will be arranging and conducting various extra-curricular activities throughout the academic year. Additionally, we shall ensure to increase participation from our college in various inter college festivals.

The committee shall be responsible for intra and inter college events. From obtaining formal permission from the college authorities to arrange the program, to decide date time and agenda of program, the entire planning of events is done by the committee as it is rightly said that , ‘Many hands make light work’

Members of the Cultural Committee:

Dr. Keval Ukey –Chief Coordinator
Dr. Nisha Kushwaha Coordinator
Prof. Uma Nehare Coordinator
Shrajan Rawat – Head
Manjiri Ghawde – Co-Head

SPORTS COMMITTEE (2022-2023)

The Sports Committee of the University of Mumbai Law Academy has a clear  intention to increase the level of commitment for sports from an extracurricular perspective. It is the vision of the sports committee to organize training for the students and enhance their interests in the field of sports. The committee also aspires to inculcate qualities such as sportsmanship, team spirit and bonding. And to achieve the above we intend to organize various sports competitions along with our college’s annual athletic meet.

Members of the Sports Committee

Dr. Keval Ukey –Chief Coordinator
Dr. Nisha Kushwaha –Coordinator
Prof. Uma Nehare –Coordinator
Chinmay Chavan – Head
Surbhi Khankal – Co-Head

LEGAL AID COMMITTEE (2022-2023)

The legal aid committee of University of Mumbai law academy is functional and aims to serve the community by spreading legal awareness.

We want to create awareness and serve the needy. We wish to create an environment where justice is delivered to all irrespective of age, cast, creed.

The committee also aims to inculcate the concept of the need of legal aid in young and budding lawyers for upliftment of society which looks to be the need of the hour.

Members of the Legal Aid Committee

Prof. Uma Nehare – Chief Coordinator
Dr. Nisha Kushwaha Coordinator
Dr. Keval Ukey Coordinator
Vidhi Rathi – Head
Avni Mishra – Co-Head

 

Contact:                     umlalegalaid@gmail.com

Other Pages:              Instagram Page                                             Linkedin Page

PLACEMENT COMMITTEE (2022-2023)

The Placement Committee of the University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA) envisages an ideal forum to find relevant internship and placement opportunities for the students of the college. The main objectives of this committee is

  1. To Create and maintain a database of prospective employers.
  2. Collating and maintaining records of the pool of students in order to enable the right kind of tie-ups with the relevant employers.
  3. Collaborating and setting up meetings between said prospective employers and the members of the Placement Committee to further recruitment tie-ups.

Further, this committee is also responsible for helping students realise and achieve their short-and-long term goals through relevant interactions and sessions.

Members of the Placement Committee

Prof. Uma Nehare – Chief Coordinator
Dr. Nisha Kushwaha Coordinator
Dr. Keval Ukey Coordinator
Hrithik Vyas – Coordinator
Shreeya Anatharaman – Head
Kripa Sharma – Co-Head

 

Contact:                     umlaplacementcell@gmail.com

Other Pages:              Instagram Page                     Linkedin Page

FACULTY MEMBERS OF UMLA

Full Time:

Dr. Swati D. Rautela – LL.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Resumed officially in charge Director, University of Mumbai Law Academy on 26th December, 2019

Drafted e content on relevant subjects and submitted to the Department of Law for online MOODLE PLATFORM

Participated and presented research papers in National and International Conferences. Published research articles in UGC recognized journals, impact factor journals

 

Dr. Nisha J. Kushwaha – LL.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Nisha was associated with Rehab Housing Private Limited (Legal Department) and worked in real estate activities with own or leased property. This included buying, selling, renting and operating self-owned or leased real estate such as apartment building and dwellings, non-residential buildings, developing and subdividing real estate into lots etc. The Company also dealt with development and sale of land and cemetery lots, operating of apartment hotels and residential mobile home sites.

She worked in SNDT WOMENS UNIVERSITY as an Assistant Professor (Visiting) in the LAW SCHOOL from 2010 – 2016. She was also involved in various seminars, conferences, book fairs, workshops and legal awareness camps which were organized by SNDT LAW SCHOOL and/or SNDT UNIVERSITY.

She is an active Trust Board Member in Ramchandra Laljee Trust which runs a Degree College for girls in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. Kr. R.C. Mahila Degree College is affiliated to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra. It was established in 1981 by the Ram Chandra Lalji Trust, Bombay.  The college has become one of the prominent institutions of U.P. especially in the Agra region in a very short period. It provides new dimensions to Women Education in different faculties like Arts, Science, Home-Science, Education and Computer Science. The College is putting forward a new approach by providing guidance to the research scholars in Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Sociology, Political Science, Music, Education and Home Science.

She was appointed as Ph.D. Thesis Evaluator at Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University and Om Parkash Jogender Singh University Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.

 

Dr. Keval G. Ukey – LL.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:

The University of Mumbai has awarded Ph.D. (Law) degree to Dr. Keval Ukey in March 2017 on the topic “Human Rights Violation of Weaker Sections in India-International Law Perspective.

Qualified NET examination in the year 2011 conducted by UGC in the subject Criminology (Law).

Passed the Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science and Related Law from the Government Institute of Forensic Science, Mumbai in 2020.

Completed LLM from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada, Aurangabad University in December 2007.

He also completed law degree LL.B. from Sitabai Arts & Law College, Akola, in the year 2003 and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Shri Shivaji College, Akola affiliated to Amravati University in the year 1999.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

At present working with University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA).

Also worked with Government Institute of Forensic Science, Mumbai as Assistant Professor in Cyber Forensic Laws from the academic year 2012-13 till 2019.

Worked with Nari Gursahani Law College, Ulhasnagar for the academic year 2011-12 and with K.M. Agrawal College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Kalyan and Seva Sadan College of Arts, Commerce & Science at Ulhasnagar as Assistant Professor for Business Law for academic year 2010 to 2012.

 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES, BOOKS & RESEARCH:

  • Book published in the year 2018 by Selective and Scientific Books Publisher (ISBN No.978-81-89128-76-0) on “Cyber Forensics: A Legal Perspective of Data Protection and E-Commerce”
  • Paper published in The Indian Police Journal, Vol 64 No. 2& 3 (ISSN 0537-2429) April-September 2017 on “Significance of Forensic Science in Indian Criminal Justice System”.
  • Article published on dated 18/11/2020 in International Journal of Law, Policy and Social Review, ISSN: 2664-682X; Impact Factor: RJIF 5.42 on “Legal dimensions of forensic science in India”.
  • Article published on dated 25/11/2020 in International Journal of Law, ISSN: 2455-2194; Impact Factor: RJIF 5.12 on “Glimpse on narco analysis, polygraph and brain mapping in criminal investigation
  • “Evidence Volume 2, 2013” an Annual Magazine of Institute of Forensic Science, Mumbai on “Date rape drug abuse-an inventive dynamic in Indian Criminal Justice System”.
  • April 2013 as Pre Ph.D. dissertation on “Regulations of Cyber Space-A Study of Global Cyber Laws in Comparison with India”.

 

Prof. Uma U. Nehare – MBA
Assistant Professor

An experienced professional with over two decades of experience in Business Development and Sales in the fields of Biotechnology, Pharma, Education and IT, Prof. Uma Nehre has expertise in direct interaction with retail and institutional clients, their influencers and other stakeholders in these industries.

Her last stint with Campustrack allowed her to gain a reasonable understanding of the multifarious issues that plague the system, mainly the availability of orientation training programmes to get industry ready candidates. Her personal career graph as co-founder in various business set ups has provided her an insight which she would share during the course to groom youngsters to set up their own businesses and getting them ‘market ready’.

She is the Founder Partner of VR Affiliates Advertising Pvt. Ltd; Arohan Training Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and Chrysal Technosyst Ventures Pvt. Ltd.

She is also the former Assistant General Manager of StemCyte India Pvt. Ltd.

Visiting Faculty:

Dr. Ashish Pawaskar
MBA B.Com., LL.M., Master in Screenplay writing., Ph.D. (Management)

Dr Ranu Jain
M.Com., CPCM., PhD (Management)

Prof. Shruti Thakkar
B.A.LL.B., LL.M., PGDBA., M.PHIL., SET.

Prof. Ruzbeh Raja
B.Com., LL. M

Prof. Nilesh Rughani
M.Com., Inter. C.A.

 

 

Prof. Mahesh Sawant – LL.M

Prof. Neha Dhuru
B.Com., LL.M.

Prof. Vaibhavi Gadhia
B.A. LL.M.

Prof. Smruti Salunke – M.Com., LL.M., SET.

Prof. Sabiha Badra – M.Com., LL.M.
1. Prof. Jaydeep Manjeshwar – B.Sc.(Maths.); B.Sc.(Stats.); DMS M.M.M.
2. Prof. Kamaljit Singh – B.A.; LL.M.

Non teaching staff

Ganesh Golatkar
System Operation Officer

RUPESH R BHALEKAR
JR. CLERK

ANKIT S ACHREKAR
JR. CLERK

NILESH R JADHAV

SUMIT G KAROTIYA

Avinash B Waidande

7th INTRA MOOT COURT COMPETITION

MOOT COURT SOCIETY

The Moot Court Society (MCS) of University of Mumbai Law Academy is responsible for conducting and facilitating all mooting-related activities at UMLA, as well as supporting the high standards of excellence that UMLA has carved for itself in the field of legal education. The MCS, thus, strives to give students a platform to develop their advocacy skills, while preparing them for internships and other allied experiences through events and workshops. The functioning of the Society is regulated by a written constitution that enables cross-functional development of not only the students enrolled in UMLA, but also members and office bearers of the MCS.

The aim of the MCS, as stated in the Preamble of its Constitution, is to promote the interest of law students by encouraging and supporting them as they improve, among other things, their legal knowledge, research skills, and advocacy abilities.

Our main responsibilities are:

➢ Planning, organizing, and executing the Annual Intra Moot Court Competition with the intent to equip first year law students to the realities of mooting and all that it entails.

➢ MCS also arranges “Demo Moots,” “Introductory Moot Workshops,” “Memorial Drafting Workshops” and “Court Etiquettes Workshops”, among others, and also appoints observers to assist first and second year participants in order to encourage them to participate in moots.

➢ Planning, organizing and fulfilling UMLA’s 1st National Moot Court Competition scheduled to be held in October 2022.

➢ Cultivating the mooting culture within the Institute and facilitating participation in national, regional and international moot court competitions, as well as allied competitions such as arbitration competitions, client counselling and mediation competitions, trial advocacy competitions, judgment writing, among others.

 

Members of the Moot Court Society

Dr. Nisha Kushwaha Chief Coordinator
Prof. Uma Nehare Coordinator
Dr. Keval Ukey Coordinator
Nek Puri President
Satvica Dixit Vice President
Piyush Koshire General Secretary
Pavitra Somani Treasurer
Anushka Mhatre Convener
Rashi Thoke Co-Convener
Ayush Tiwari Deputy Vice-President
Arushi Keniya Deputy General Secretary

Contact:                     umlamcs@gmail.com

Other Pages:              Instagram Page                                                         Linkedin Page

Events

Intra Moot Court Competition

The Moot Court Society (MCS) organizes the Annual Intra Moot Court Competition with the aim to introduce the first-year students to the world of mooting and to give them first-hand court room experience. The Intra Moot Court Competition serves as the foundation for law students as it prepares them for various National and International Moot Court Competitions as well as other allied competitions. In order to facilitate optimum learning experiences, the Intra Moot rounds are judged by practicing advocates, academics, as well as sitting and retired Judges of various Courts and Tribunals.

In furtherance of its agenda of developing the mooting culture within UMLA, the MCS is proud to organize the upcoming 7th Intra Moot Court Competition, 2022 which is scheduled to be held on the 29th and 30th of July, and will acquaint the first-year students to provisions of the Constitution of India, the Indian Penal Code, as well as the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

The MCS has organised multiple workshops, such as the Memorial Drafting Workshop (on 04th July 2022), the Court Etiquettes Workshop (on 27th July 2022) and also a ‘Demo Moot’ which was conducted in April of 2022. Additionally, in order to prepare the participants optimally, mock rounds have been organized and will be conducted on 27th July 2022, enabling the participating teams to put their best arguments forward during the Intra Moot Court Competition.

EVENTS

Investiture and Valedictory Ceremony 2022


Sportico (Intra Departmental Sports Meet) 2022

First Intra College Debate 2021

Legal-Art Competition

05th Intra Moot Court Competition

Images from the 05th Intra Moot Court Competition

Cultural Programme- Parampara and Flair

Events organized during A.Y. 2019-2020 to foster unity and harmony amongst students from different parts of the country

UMLA Parliamentary Debate Induction 2019

ANNUAL DAY

SPORTS DAY

FIELD VISIT

Field Visit to Maharashtra Judicial Academy was organised with faculty and students by UMLA on 20.04.2018

ART COMPETITION 2018-19

  • FIELD TRIPS 

Field trip to Directorate of Forensic Laboratories which was held on 21st January, 2020. This visit focussed on the various aspects of Forensic Science, the numerous departments and divisions under it, the functions and its performance, and also real time-based examples for the same.

  • COURT VISITS

 

SEMINARS/ WEBINARS/CONFERENCES. 

Academic year 2018-19: In the Academic year 2018-2019, University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA) has organised many guest lectures given by eminent persons. UMLA has also celebrated various International Days and conducted many national seminars.

Sr.no Seminar / Conferences / Guest Lectures
1 Guest Lecture on the topic was organised on 23rd March, 2018 on the topic of  ‘Alternate Dispute Resolution: Recent Amendments’. Hon’ble Shri Justice R. D. Dhanuka, Judge at Bombay High Court was the Guest Speaker on this occasion.

2 31st March, 2018

3rd Intra Moot Court Competition was organised by UMLA at Fort CampusOn 31st March, 2018.

3 20th April, 2018

Field Visit to Maharashtra Judicial Academy was organised with faculty and students by UMLA on 20.04.2018

4 15th March, 2018

Guest Lecture by Adv. Uday Wavikar, Advocate, Bombay High Court, was organised on the World Consumer Rights Day on 15.03.2018

5 2nd June, 2018

First UMLA Magzine was released on 02.06.2018

6 27th September, 2018

Prof. Dr. Ravi Gorane, Former Professor, National Law School of India University, Bangalore; National Law University, Jodhpur & Gujarat National Law University, Gujarat, delivered lecture on the topic ‘Law of Crimes’ on 27.09.2018 

7 29th September, 2018

National Conference in collaboration with Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management was organised on the  topic  ‘Sexual Harassment at Workplace: Indian Perspective’ on 29.09.2018 Hon’ble Smt. Justice Anuja Prabhudesai, Judge, Bombay High Court was the Chief Guest of the Inaugural Function. Hon’ble Smt. Justice Pratibha Upasani, Former Judge, Bombay High

8 1st December, 2018

National Seminar on ‘Environmental Protection: Socio-Legal Perspective’ was organised by UMLA on 01.12.2018, sponsored by WRC ICSSR. Hon’ble Justice R.D. Dhanuka, Judge, Bombay High Court was the Chief Guest of the Inaugural function. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ferdino Rebello, Former Chief Guest, Allahabad High Court was the Chief Guest of the Valedictory function. Hon’ble  Smt. Arundhati Bhattachary, Former Chairperson of the State Bank of India was the Guest of Honour of the Valedictory function.

9 10th December, 2018 :

 World Human Rights Day was Celebrated on 10.12.2018 in collaboration with Department of Law, University of Mumbai. Hon’ble Justice Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Former Judge,  Bombay High Court delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Seven Decades of UDHR 1948: Way Forward’

10 21st December, 2018

Guest Lecture was organised on 21.12.2018 on the topic of ‘Human Resource Management: Legal Perspective’ by Dr. Subhash Chandra Roy, Professor Chanakya National Law University, Patna

 

Academic Year 2019-20

Sr.no Seminar / Conferences / Guest Lectures
1. Legal-Art Competition

 

2. 05th Intra Moot Court Competition

Images from the 05th Intra Moot Court Competition

 

 

3. Cultural Programme- Parampara and Flair

Events organized during A.Y. 2019-2020 to foster unity and harmony amongst students from different parts of the country

 

4. The University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA) has organised and celebrated on Women International day “Workshop on Counselling and Legal Aid Awareness” on 8th March, 2020 from 9.30 am, Shakarrao Chavan Bhavan, Kalina Campus, Vidyanagari, Santacruz East, Mumbai.

 

 

 

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This was the first in a series of webinar sessions conducted by the University of Mumbai Law Academy, in association with the Moot Court Society of University of Mumbai Law Academy. This webinar was conducted by Adv. Sahil Salvi, on 6th of June, 2020.

 

 

Academic Year 2020-21

Sr.no Seminar / Conferences / Guest Lectures
1. On 9th March, 2021 Dr.Rajeshri Varhadi on behalf of University of Mumbai Law Academy in collaboration with Department of Law invited Hon’ble Dr. Laxmi Rao as an eminent guest speaker to celebrate International Women’s Day.

2. University of Mumbai’s Department of Law and University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA) jointly organized a 3- Days workshop with 6 speakers on ‘Clinical Legal Education and Legal Reforms’ from 28th to 30th of April, 2021. Clinical Education is an evolving ideology and is becoming increasingly prevalent within legal sector as it affords plentiful advantages to the students and assists them in gaining hands-on experience.

 

3. The University of Mumbai Law Academy (UMLA) organised a webinar on advocacy skills and the legal profession on 10th July 2021. The curiosity amongst the students was at its peak, considering that the speaker was Adv. Sharad Abhyankar, a Partner at Khaitan & Co., Mumbai. His impressive credentials, which all of us were quick to look up, added to our desire of wanting to sit through the session earnest.

 

 

 

4. This webinar was a part of Online Lecture Series webinar session conducted by University of Mumbai Law Academy. This webinar was conducted by Ms. Laxmi Soneji Kodnani on 20th August, 2021. The webinar consisted was on an Overview of Trademark in Indian Context.

UMLA – GOLD MEDAL PHOTOS

GOLD MEDAl – 2020-21 was given to Miss. Pravitra Somani, for securing the highest marks in the subject of Constitutional Law in the integrated B.B.A; LL.B.((Hons.) by His Excellency Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari Governor of Maharashtra, in the presence of Shri Aditya Thackeray, Minister for Tourism, Environment & Protocol, Prof.(Dr.) Suhas Pednekar, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. R.D. Kulkarni Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Sudhir Puranik Registrar, and other dignitaries. Medal has been instituted and sponsored by Dr. Ashok Yende, Founder Director Of UMLA., in the fond memories in the memory of his late parents (Late Kamalabai & Ruprao Yende).

MOOT COURT COMPETITION – 2020

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