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The Arbitration Workshop presents 

1st Case Summary Writing Competition! 


We are very pleased to announce the Results for the 1st Case Summary Writing Competition.


1st Place – Ms. Shagun Singhal and Ms. Khushbu Turki

2nd Place – Ms. Ragini Agarwal.

The winning entries will be published on the Arbitration Workshop Blog in the first week of August. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all those who participated in the competition. The task of judging the entries in this 1st edition of the competition was not easy.

The Editorial Board has also decided that we shall get in touch with two more submission which came a close 3rd and 4th and offer them a chance to get their case comment published on The Arbitration Workshop Blog. The deserving 3rd and 4th place entries are:

3rd Place – Mr. Samyak Jain

4th Place – Mr. Pranjal Pandey and Ms. Ayushi Pandit.

About the Competition:

The Arbitration Workshop announces its 1st Case Summary Writing Competition. The Arbitration Workshop is looking for students interested in the study of Arbitration Law, Contracts and allied statutes to use their summarizing skills and submit a case summary on any one of the cases listed below. We would like to state that the winners of the competition may also get an opportunity to become a staff writer for The Arbitration Workshop. Hence, we want all the students to put their best foot forward and submit their thoroughly thought out, analysed and crisp case summary out of any of the cases listed below.


The prize money will be INR 1500/- for the First Place and INR 750/- for the Second Place. The winners will also get their case summary published on The Arbitration Workshop Blog.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Eligibility- All law students whether in 3-year / 5-year LLB Programme in India. (Also, students who have just graduated or about to graduate in 2020 can participate). The competition is also open to all LLM students whether in India or abroad. 

  2. Word Limit – 2500 words including footnotes. Times New Roman, Font Size-12 and Spacing 1.5.

  3. Cases that you can choose from

  4. Each participant can choose more than one case to write on and send separate entries for the competition.

  5. Co-authorship upto 2 authors is allowed. (Updated on 10th June 2020)

  6. The content should be original, and plagiarism of any kind will immediately disqualify the participant.

  7. The participants are encouraged to not only summarize the case but to add their own analysis as well. They can choose a structure what suits them the best but see to it that the issues discussed, and the outcome of the judgment is clearly spelt out. It is clarified that only issues relating to arbitration law, contract law, specific relief, limitation etc are to be summarised, other issues can be left out.

  8. The manuscript of the case summary is to be submitted in the Microsoft Word .doc or .docx format.

  9. The First footnote of the manuscript should be the name of the author of the manuscript and should mention a brief bio of the author including educational details and email ID for correspondence.

  10. The last date for submission of the entries is 27th June 2020 at 11:59 PM.

  11. All submissions shall be emailed to with the subject – “Submission for 1st Case Summary Writing Competition, 2020.

  12. There is no certificate or award for participation. (Updated 10th June 2020)

  13. Kindly note that there is no registration fee for this competition. For all clarifications please contact us at

All the best to the participants

With kind regards

Editorial Team

The Arbitration Workshop

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