CSI College for Legal Studies, Kanakkary, Kottayam, Kerala Organised on: 12th – 13th January, 2019
The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) has been organizing the CLEA Moot Court Competition in which Student Teams from universities from the Commonwealth compete for the erstwhile Turnbull Shield. It is an initiative of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) which is an ‘invitation-only’ Moot. CLEA moot is a biannual Commonwealth moot limited to representatives from regions of the Commonwealth, chosen, for this purpose to be North America, United Kingdom, Caribbean, South Asia (India), Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, South East Asia, South, West and East Africa, Australasia and the Pacific wherein the teams compete for’ Commonwealth Shield’ – as it is renamed now.
The CLEA Moot Court Competition has grown over the years and attracts the finest talent from the Commonwealth countries, providing a platform for students to participate, interact and learn from each other.
For the year 2019, The National Round for India is being conducted by the CSI College for Legal Studies, Kanakkary, Kottayam from 12th to 13th 2019. The winning team of the national round will represent India in the Commonwealth Moot, i.e., the sixteenth Commonwealth Moot-2019 to be held in conjunction with the 21st Commonwealth Law Conference at Zambia in April 2019. The sixteenth Commonwealth Moot will take place on Thursday, the 11th April, 2019. The Indian team (Gujarat National Law University) has been the runner up in the 15th Commonwealth Moot held in conjunction with the 20th Commonwealth Law Conference in Melbourne on Thursday, the 23rd March, 2017.