3rd Wildlife Protection National Online Moot Court Competition for law students- Government Law College, Mumbai-26th to 28th November, 2021

The National Online Moot Court Competition of the Wildlife Protection Government Law College is India’s first wildlife conservation-focused Moot Court Competition. This year’s event is the third in a series aimed at raising awareness among law students about the issues faced by animals. The competition will be held online from November 26th to November 28th, 2021.


Government Law College, Mumbai,established in 1855 is the oldest law college in Asia, a pioneer in legal education – an institution par excellence. The generations of legal luminaries who have been nurtured by this unique institution have made a seminal contribution to the evolution of the Indian Legal System.

Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) was envisioned to preserve and protect India’s rich natural heritage. Currently, WCT works in and around 160 Protected Areas across 23 states in the country covering 82% of India’s 50 tiger reserves. WCT aims to reduce anthropogenic pressure on forests and river systems with the involvement of the forest department, local communities, corporates and other NGOs, with a firm belief in landscape-level conservation, factoring in the needs of people dependent on these forests.

Government Law College, Mumbai and Wildlife Conservation Trust are pleased to announce Initiative for Climate Action (ICA) as our Knowledge Partner and DSP Investment Managers as our Supporting Partners forthe 3rd Wildlife Protection Government Law College National Online Moot Court Competition, 2021. 

The ICA is a Bangalore-based transformative climate action non- profit with a vision that imagines, enables and accelerates low- carbon and zero- carbon futures of justice and sustainability. The ICA is currently focusing on developing and disseminating contextual and actionable climate knowledge and building collaborative frameworks that enable people to work together to solve complex climate problems.

DSP Investment Managers (DSPIM) is an Indian asset management company (AMC), with a wide range of offerings across the risk-reward spectrum. DSPIM is backed by the 150+ year old DSP Group which has been very influential in the growth and professionalization of capital markets and the money management business in India. DSPIM has been an avid supporter of  WCT’s initiatives & projects since several years. DSPIM is enthusiastic of its support to ‘Combating Wildlife Crime’ Project and looks forward to battling this grave issue and making a difference together.

Eligibility Criteria

Participants must be current students of any recognised law college in the country. Each team shall comprise three students- two speakers and one researcher.

Moot Schedule: 

Last date for registration for the competition: 26th September, 2021

Last date to seek clarifications: 30th September, 2021

Last date of submission of soft copies of Memorials: 27th October, 2021

Oral Rounds: 26th to 28th November, 2021.


Official Rules of the Competition

Moot Proposition

Registration Schedule

For registration email to wpm.glc@gmail.com stating your interest to register. Please note that registration is on a first-come first-serve basis. Participation is limited to 18 teams.(Only after the provisional registration has been confirmed will a link to a Google Form and details for the payment of registration fees be provided. The payment of registration fees will be through NEFT in the amount of Rs. 1,800/- (Rupees one thousand eight hundred only) the details of which will be provided once the provisional registration has been confirmed. Register before 26th September, 2021

Contact details: 


Ms. Shreya Bohra :- 8652110006

Memorials :-

Ms. Lubaina Sutarwala :-  9619812699