JAMMU, Sept 12: Son of soil, Wamic Wasim Nargal representing his university, the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab has emerged as the Winner of the 7th Herbert Smith Freehills-NLUD International Negotiation Competition organised by Herbert Smith Freehills, a magic circle law firm headquartered in London in association with National Law University, Delhi between 9th-11th September.
This first-of-its-kind competition witnesses the participation from top law universities across the globe. This year, the competition being held at New Delhi witnessed participation from seven different countries including Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, Nigeria, Singapore, Sri Lanka and India. The competition is structured to simulate legal negotiations, making it particularly useful for students who aspire to become international lawyers. It was organised by Herbert Smith Freehills, which is one of world’s leading international law firm, in association with National Law University, Delhi.
The team comprising of Wamic Wasim Nargal and Chhavi Singla was the first in history from RGNUL to win this prestigious competition and the second overall from India to achieve this feat. The team after facing University College London and Seinan Gakuin University, Japan in the preliminary rounds qualified to the semi-final round, where it competed with the University of Oxford and National Law University, Odisha.
Nargal earlier while representing India and his University has also won both the World and South-Asia Rounds of Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court Competition, 6th Symbiosis International Criminal Trial Advocacy (SICTA), National Law University Jodhpur Deal Mediation Competition and a National Client Counselling Competition.