About the Organisation

Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education commonly abbreviated as IDIA is a non-profit organisation working in India, which was founded by Late Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer.

The project is run by student volunteers from various law schools to identify marginalized students with an aptitude for the study of law. It then trains these selected students through a rigorous program for the leading law entrance examination. Once selected to the top law schools, IDIA arranges for sponsorships/scholarships and mentorship schemes to help candidates blossom to their full potential and take their rightful places as leading lawyers and community advocates. IDIA comprises around 20 state chapters, the UP Chapter being one of them. The student volunteers led by team leaders work tirelessly to realize the aims of IDIA in and around the UP region.

For more information, you can visit the website here.

About the Event

IDIA UP Chapter is organizing a session on “The Art of Legal Research & Writing”.  The event shall take place on 11th October 2021. Publications and writings are an important part of a law student’s life. The session would entail tips and tricks on how to improve legal writing. The discussion would primarily focus on the pre-writing stipulations, specificities of the writing procedure, and how to approach publishers. It would be a great incentive for students who want to be better authors and get their papers and articles published in leading publications.

About the Speaker

Mr. Tariq Khan is a partner at Advani and Co. and has been a practising advocate at the Delhi High Court for more than 7 years. He has recently been enlisted in the Forbes Legal Powerlist (2020-21) as one of the top individual Lawyers. He was also featured in Fortune 500 (India) magazine (Special Issue, 2017-2018) for authoring the best seller book ‘On the Rise’ published by Universal Law Publishing (an imprint of Lexis Nexis). He has more than 50 publications to his name in various journals, magazines and popular legal news portals.

You can read more about the speaker here.

Fee Details and Registration

Minimum Contribution for RegistrationRs. 70/-

The funds shall be used for expenditures in conducting sensitisation sessions, and selecting and training trainees.

Register yourself before 10th October, 2021. The successfully registered participants would receive an acknowledgement mail confirming the same.

Contact Information

Vidushi Pandey: +91 7005154507

Srishti Bhargav: +91 7007037376

Email ID: idialucknowfr[at]

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