Students of National Law School of India University, Bangalore, will now get internship placements on the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) after the 2 our bodies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
As per an official news release, the MoU was signed on January 5, 2024, by Gloria Lim, Chief Executive Officer of SIAC, and Prof (Dr) Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Vice Chancellor, NLSIU, in a digital ceremony.
The signing was attended by Shwetha Bidhuri, Director & Head (South Asia), SIAC, Steffi Mary Punnose, Strategy & Development Manager (South Asia), SIAC, Prof. (Dr.) Nigam Nuggehalli, Registrar, NLSIU and Dr Harisankar Okay. Sathyapalan, Associate Professor of Law & Chair Professor-in-Charge of the DC Singhania Chair on ADR at NLSIU.
NLSIU’s law programme to embody module on SIAC and Institutional Arbitration
Under the brand new bond, SIAC and NLSIU will work collectively to place NLSIU law students in internships at SIAC and collaborate to incorporate a module on “SIAC and Institutional Arbitration” into NLSIU’s law programme.
“Both events can even discover the potential of growing and/or conducting joint coaching programmes, annual lecture, seminars, and different occasions in India to promote the event and follow of worldwide arbitration,” the discharge learn.
The SIAC has anchored the event of Singapore as a key centre for the law and follow of worldwide arbitration. As India goals to set up itself as a hub of worldwide arbitration, NLSIU will take the lead in growing the educational and coaching programmes vital for India’s success in this endeavour. This collaboration with the SIAC will assist us convey worldwide finest requirements and finest practices to the Indian authorized surroundings, collectively promote the event of worldwide business dispute decision mechanisms, and foster a global perspective in the subsequent era of arbitration practitioners.
Prof (Dr) Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Vice Chancellor, NLSIU
SIAC is happy to be collaborating with NLSIU to present internship alternatives to law students and to collectively develop programmes that may present helpful publicity to the follow of worldwide arbitration. We consider that such efforts serve to help the event and nurture of the subsequent era of arbitration practitioners and look ahead to partnering with NLSIU on this initiative.
Gloria Lim, CEO of SIAC