NSLSA & IILPD advocacy skills training concludes

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 3/28/2019 12:00:06 PM IST

Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA), in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Legal & Professional Development (IILPD), Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench and government of Nagaland, conducted a two-day advocacy skills training at the premises of Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench, which concluded on March 22. 

A press release from NSLSA state project assistant, Mhayani Kikon stated that on day two of the advocacy skills training, the trainees were divided into several groups and the  program included deliberations, discussions, practices  on how to analyze cases, conduct case analysis in court, how to handle witnesses during examination and engage during  an oral argument. 

A valedictory speech was given by Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Judge Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, & executive chairman, NSLSA, where he said that the program had been successful and that the Nagaland Bars in particular had benefitted immensely.

Justice Singh also acknowledged members of the IILPD and encouraged the participants saying that that the training would help them in the long run. He also observed that the Nagaland Bar members had been very cooperative and disciplined throughout the entire duration of the program. 

73 lawyers from across the State participated in the training.

The advocacy skills training is a program run by the Indian Institute of Legal and Professional Development (IILPD) where faculty members as trainers have been working purely on a pro-bono basis since 2002.


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