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MediateGuru in collaboration with Newcastle University, United Kingdom (Hosting University) presents

2nd Virtual International Negotiation Competition 2023 
(2nd VINC'23)

22nd June to 26th June 2023



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Newcastle University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research intensive universities and ranked in the top 150 universities in the world (2022 QS rankings).  Its Law School is dynamic and innovative delivering vocationally-relevant, research-led teaching and an outstanding student experience. The School has particular strengths in mediation, negotiation and ADR and recently launched a new online LLM in Mediation and International Commercial Dispute Resolution.

About Negotiation Competition

The Competition aims at providing an opportunity to law students from top universities around the world to practice and improve their negotiation skills. It provides a platform for law students to compete in a truly diverse and international environment, making negotiations more complex than usual.


Participation in the Competition is on the first come first serve basis.

The Competition Administrator reserves the right to charge teams a nominal registration fees, payable online or by any other mode of payment.

Group Calls


MediateGuru’s 2nd Virtual International Negotiation Competition 2023 will be held in hybrid (both physical and virtual mode in the month of June.

Preliminary Round 1 and 2, with Semi Finals, will be conducted through Virtual Mode, whereas *Final can be conducted in MediateGuru’s office situated in New Delhi.


*Provided that qualifying finalist teams reside and is willing to travel for the final rounds.


Important Dates

  • Launching of Negotiation Problem (before 1st June 2023)

  • Negotiation Plan Submission (18 June 2023)

  • Preliminary Round 1 (22 June 2023)

  • Preliminary Round 2 (23 June 2023)

  • Quarter Final (24 June 2023)

  • Semi Final (24 June 2022)

  • Final (25 June 2023)


There will be team of two individual.  The team will be represented by Eligible Students with one taking the role of "Counsel" and the other taking the role of "Client".

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The Competition will involve the following award categories:

  • Best Negotiating Pair

  • Second Best Negotiating Pair

  • Best Negotiating Pair in prelims

  • Best Negotiation Plan

  • Certificate of Participation

Further detailed incentives under these award criteria’s to be launched before the commencement of the competition

Award Winner


(1) The Organizing Committee will communicate the acceptance of the provisional registration and e-mail the participants.

(2) The Participating Team shall mandatorily fill their necessary details as contained in the google form.

(3) The Competition Organiser reserves the right to charge teams a nominal registration fees, payable online or by any other mode of payment (details available in Brochure)

(4) Please fill in the necessary details by clicking the button below and we'll communicate to you, if your entry has been accepted.

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