The Zoom Meeting Session, organized by the School of Law, Manipal University Jaipur in collaboration with Lexlawgical Club on ‘Art of Advocacy’ washeld via Zoom on April 27th, 2020. The main panelist was:
1. Mr. Kapil Sibal ( Former Indian Union minister of Human resource development, Law & Justice )
The theme of the session was Art of Advocacy.
A total 100 people participated in this meeting session, including Dr. Vijaylaxmi Sharma, Director, School of Law, several university students and working professionals from across the country.
The meeting started with a brief introduction from Dr. Vijaylaxmi Sharma about the Penalist of the meeting, followed by Mr. Kapil Sibal’s speech in which he covered importance of hard work in the field of advocacy, he also discussed fundamental premise of a good lawyer. which included 6 points:
- Knowledge in every aspect of law.
- Need to know brief better then opponent or the Judge.
- Pleasant in the court(Never get angry in court)
- Always respect the Judge and Opponent.
- Never be afraid.
- Seek the opportunity you get. Never think of money.
Mr. Kapil said that law is the only profession which provides Article 14, means equality and opportunity can be seen in court between himself, opponent and the Judge. He also discussed his experience as a young lawyer. Then, he discussed about challenging anti defecation law. He mainly focused on relationship between law and human conduct. In the end he said that always be loyal towards those who helped you to get your success.
After a very engaging 1 hour discussion among themselves, the last 5 minutes were spent taking questions from the rest of the participants. The variety in the range of participants resulted in a very qualitative set of questions which were asked. Is there any difference between the approach of previous generation lawyers and young lawyers? The panelist answered every question with an unparalleled zeal of involvement.
After a very fruitful 1-hour 10 minutes meeting, with 100 participants, Dr. Vijay Laxmi Sharma concluded the session by inviting Himangini for the vote of thanks. Ms Himangini Shekhawat thanked Mr. Kapil Sibal for their valuable time and insightful inputs on behalf the student and faculty fraternity of Manipal University Jaipur and also thanked Mr. PuranRajpurohitand Excelegal Team for organizing this meeting.with hopes for building interaction with the students innear future. The meeting session then finally came to an end.
Akshay Sharma &
2ndyear law students,
Manipal University Jaipur