Panaji, Feb 25 : The 6th edition of Lex Infinitum 2021, the much-awaited annual VMSCL – AIDR International Dispute Resolution Competition, was officially declared open on February 22, 2021, in online mode via the Zoom platform.
According to a statement here, the ceremony was graced by retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Sujata Manohar and Former National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member who was the Chief Guest for the same.
The inaugural witnessed the presence of Dattaraj V Salgaocar, President, Devi Sharvani Education Society who delivered the welcome address, Dr G Shaber Ali, Principal, V M Salgaocar College of Law and Thomas Valenti, Director, AIDR who also addressed the ceremony.
This was followed by the Lex Infinitum overview that was provided by Reuben Pinto, President, Lex Infinitum, followed by the unveiling of the prestigious Lex Infinitum trophies in the form of a trailer that was streamed online.
The Chief Guest, Retired Justice Sujata Manohar, then addressed the ceremony by enlightening the audience on the vitality and relevance of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in legal practice.
The ceremony concluded with Dr Mrunmayi M Vaidya, Director, Lex Infinitum, delivering the vote of thanks, while it was compered by Rhea Almeida, Vice President, Lex Infinitum 2021.
The international competition is currently underway and is set to conclude on February 27, 2021.