4th (Virtual) National ADR Competition by Kerala Law Academy [Oct 12-14] 2023: Register by Sep 30th

Kerala Law Academy is hosting its 4th (Virtual) National ADR Competition, scheduled to be held from 12th – 14th of October 2023. 

About Kerala Law Academy

The Kerala Law Academy Law College (KLA), established in 1966 is a Centre for legal studies, legal research and law reforms. Its acclaimed peer-reviewed Research Journal is published continuously since 1977. The College is affiliated with the University of Kerala.

About the ADR Competition

The 4th National ADR Competition hosted by the Kerala Law Academy will be held via virtual mode on 12th to 14th October 2023 from the Kerala Law Academy Campus, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The competition is conducted through the online platform ZOOM. All the participating teams should have good access to the internet and be able to access the above said online platform at the scheduled dates and time. This is a mandatory requirement for participation.

Team Composition

  • The competition is open to all Law Colleges/Law Schools and Universities; Departments of Law in India recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • Students doing post-graduation in law and students undergoing correspondence courses are not eligible to participate in the Competition. 
  • Only one team from each participating institution shall be registered for the competition comprising of two-member team and a Rapporteur

How to Register?

  • Provisional Registration – Institutions/Teams interested in participating in the Competition can provisionally register by sending an e-mail to klaadr2023@gmail.com on or before 30th September 2023, Saturday (30.02.2023)
  • Direct Registration – The team intending to participate must register on or before 30th September 2023, Saturday (30.09.2023) by submitting the duly filled Proforma provided in the Kerala Law Academy website; http://keralalawacademy.in/4th-virtual-national-adr/
  • and making an online payment of Rs 2,750/- (Two thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Only), as registration fee through the online link provided in the Kerala law academy website (http://keralalawacademy.in//forms/4th-national-adr/)

Competition Procedure

  • Hypothetical problems with the legal subject matter and disputes may be assimilated and developed into the role-playing format through imagination and the individual skill of the participants.
  • Separate problems are provided for each round.
  • Problem No.1 is for the preliminary round. Problem No. 2 is for the semi-finals and Problem No. 3 is for the finals.
  • In all rounds, the rapporteurs of the competing teams will be exchanged.
  • Roleplay shall be based on real situation performance by the complainant/claimant, respondent, and rapporteur respectively according to the opted ADR methodology. A congenial methodology shall be selected.

Online Platform

  • The competition is conducted through the online platform ZOOM.
  • The Meeting ID, Password, and Link will be communicated to the teams via email 25 to 15 minutes before each round in which they are participating.


Ever rolling trophies, cash prizes, and individual trophies for winners, and every participant will be awarded a certificate of participation. Honours in this competition include:

1. Best Team: Rs 20,000/-
2. Second Best Team: Certificate of Honour
3. Best Counsellor: Certificate of Honour

Important Links

Contact Information

For any queries, please write to klaadr2023@gmail.com or contact any of the following;


Dr. Dakshina Saraswathy- 9744169215

Faculty Convenors
  • Adv. Priya M.K – 9633311359
  • Adv. Salini A.P – 8527861463
  • Adv. Radhika R.P – 9656830914
  • Mrs. Akhila.C. M­ –-8592814727
  • Dr. Malavika J – 8281682549


Arya M A- 7356877165

Student Convenors
  • Anjali Gurunath Naik- 8136972384
  • Krishnapriya M- 9037512560
  • Alka Aravind- 9447467257
Student Co-Convenors
  • Neeraj S
  • Keerthana Sajeev
  • Namitha K Sethu
  • Dhanusha Nayan J
  • Aiswarya Thomas
  • Arpita Prasoon

Click here to register for the ADR Competition.