A team of four students from the Faculty of Law (FOL) emerged as champions after defeating their counterparts from the University of Malaya (UM) at the ALSA Malaysia Mediation Competition (AMMC) 2021 on 5th September 2021. Aaron Abishai Andrew, Venkateswaran Murali, Sarish Muhundhan, and Dharshini Devi Kathiresan, our first-year students also clinched the Best Oralist Team at the competition. The team received monetary prizes of RM1,000, Malaysian Mediation Shield (Perpetual Award), Crystal Plaque & E-Certificates, and Law Books. There were 22 teams from different local varsities that partook in this competition.
The ALSA Malaysia Mediation Competition helps to promote, incite, and disseminate the use of mediation among younger generations of professionals to resolve disputes. It also allows students from various backgrounds and academic training to enhance their mediation skills. Apart from that, the competition also fosters the effective use of mediation and the exchange of ideas as well experiences between the participants.
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