Meet Ms. Lavanya Ajaykumar Panicker

LAVANYAMs. Lavanya Ajaykumar Panicker, General Secretary School Of Law, is a student studying BA-LLB at DY Patil Deemed To Be University, School Of Law. In a span of 1 year, she has achieved numerous milestones and attended and received certificates and appreciation in virtual competitions in the hour of a pandemic.

Below is the list of achievements by her-

I. KLE National Debate Competition

On 15th February 2020, was the KLE National Debate Competition. It was an on-the-spot preparation competition with students from all over Mumbai participating. Lavanya Panicker had reached the semi-final round along with her 2 friends. They had won the 3rd prize with a trophy, certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 5, 000.

II. Internship with Law Portal

Lavanya was selected for 30 Day Internship with the Law Portal. She was selected on the basis of her Resume, and the selection was from all over India. The internship was from 1st October -31st October 2020. The work involved Legal Research, Judicial Reviews, and Article Drafting. The Topics assigned to her were- Gene Patenting In India, Information Technology, Farm Bill 2020, Intellectual Property Rights, Consumer Protection And Rights, Green Law Competition, Wildlife Forensics, etc. At the completion of the internship with the firm, 5 of her articles were published on their website and she was also awarded a Merit Certificate Of Internship.

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III. National Mediation Competition

AILSF had conducted the National Mediation Competition from 15th August to 17th August 2020. Lavanya and her team members Kartik& Vaishali had participated in the same and from the 60 participating teams they were in the Top-4 highest scoring teams of the competition.

IV. Justice Dipak Misra Moot Court Competition.

The Advocates League in collaboration with Advani & Co. had organized the 1st Justice Deepak Misra National Moot Court Competition from 27th November-29th November 2020. Lavanya Panicker and her team members Vaishali &Divyahad participated in the same and had received a certificate of participation along with a letter of appreciation.

V. Moot Court by Law Addicts

Law Addicts had organized a Virtual Moot Court Competition on the topic of LGBTQ Rights between 20th August- 23rd August 2020. Lavanya Panicker along with her team members Kartik & Vaishali had participated in the same and were felicitated with a certificate of appreciation.
VI. Webinar on “Violence and Unemployment: Twin Challenges that India’s Women face in Lockdown”
RannSamar Foundation had conducted a webinar on the topic of Violence and Unemployment: Twin Challenges that India’s Women face in Lockdown. Lavanya Panicker was a part of the same and had taken an active part and had an interaction with the panel.
VII. Webinar on “Rise of the Police State and Role of Judiciary”
RannSamar Foundation along with Aditya Pratap and Associates, Advocates and Law Offices had conducted a Webinar on the topic of Rising of the Police State and Role of Judiciary with guest as Padma Vibhushan awardee Julio Rebeiro. Lavanya Panicker had witnessed the same and was a part of it, she also had an interaction session with the panel.
VIII. Webinar with KLE college of law
KLE had organized a 2nd National Webinar Series from 21st June 2020- 30th June 2020. They had organized a webinar on “Contours Of Writ Jurisdiction” with a very knowledgeable panel of speakers. She was given A Certificate Of Participation for Attending the same.
IX. Law Tryst 2020-The India Of Tomorrow, Jitendra Chauhan College Of Law.
Lavanya Panicker had participated in the Law Tryst 2020-The India Of Tomorrow organized by Jitendra Chauhan College Of Law organized from 13th March 2020- 15th March 2020. They had 7 events under this law fest.

1- Moot Court Competition
2- Negotiation Competition
3- Model Parliament
4- Client Counselling Competition
5- Draft Manship
6- You Are In Trouble
7- Driven To Kill.

Lavanya had qualified for finals in Negotiation Competition out 20 Negotiating teams, she was the Top 4 Finalist. She had qualified for the quarter-finals in the Moot Court Competition.

She Won the First Prize in the YOU ARE IN TROUBLE- INFORMAL EVENT out of 30 contest participants.