Guest Lecture on “Pre-Arbitration: Roadblocks to Resolution” by CCADR, CNLU [30th January, 03:00 PM-04:00 PM]

The CCADR, CNLU organises a guest lecture on “Pre-Arbitration Procedures: Roadblock to Resolution?” by Mani Gupta.

About the University

Chanakya National Law University [CNLU] is an autonomous law university in Patna, Bihar, India. It was established in 2006 by the Government of Bihar as a public university dedicated to the field of Legal Education.

About Chanakya Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution

The Chanakya Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CCADR) has been established at Chanakya National Law University, Patna, in the year 2021, with the objective to promote academic research on themes pertaining to the resolution of disputes.

With the establishment of this research centre, we aim to develop a congenial environment for students and researchers to further their interest in ADR, which enables skill development and helps us compete at the national and international levels. CCADR will strive to promote different dispute resolution methods, get involved in the policy framework related to ADR, and encourage law students to take up activities in the field of ADR by conducting competitions, workshops, and encouraging research.

About the Guest Lecture

The lecture is a vision of CCADR to provide a platform to students as well as young practitioners to learn from the experience of ADR such as Arbitration, Mediation, Negotiation experts. 

Speaker’s Details

Mani Gupta has experience of over 13 years and is known for her expertise in handling commercial arbitrations in construction contracts, and power and infrastructure projects. An alumnus of National Law School of India University, she has previously worked with Luthra & Luthra law Offices as an associate. Ms. Gupta is currently a partner and heads the Litigation practice at Sarthak Advocates & Solicitors. She has rich experience with advising clients in various courts and tribunals. She has been recognised for her work by several international publications of repute including AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, and Asian Legal Business. 

Ms. Gupta likes to marry her practice of law with legal writing and writes regularly on emerging and present issues in her areas of work. She is also known for her extensive involvement and knowledge of insolvency and transactional practices. In 2020, she co-founded Samvedna – a platform for highlighting the issue of mental health and well-being in law.

Ms. Gupta believes in second-chances, leaps of faith and learning forever. 

Registration & Meeting Link

Contact Details

In case of any query, feel free to write to us at or contact the undersigned:

Madhura Vaidya (Convener, CCADR): +917709946181.

Aridaman Raghuvanshi (Co-convener, CCADR): +9195196 21777

& Contact Ayush (Member, CCADR) in case of any technical difficulty: +91 7480830235.

Note: The lecture is open to all, irrespective of registration; however, the Certificate of Participation will only be provided to those who have registered for the event.

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