Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Mr. Hemant Batra, Secretary General, SAARCLAW was invited as a speaker at Harvard Law School's flagship conference on "The Future of Corporate Business in India and the Future of the Legal Profession" in Hyderabad (December, 2012). Asst. in picture from L-R: Ms. Mihaela Papa, Professor at Harvard Law School; Ms. Madhu Khatri, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft; Mr. Batra; Mr. Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas and Mr. Bharat Vasani, Chief Legal & Group General Counsel, Tata

SAARCLAW signed MoU with IDLO on November 8, 2011 in Kathmandu, Nepal. In Photo - SAARCLAW was represented by Hon Chief Justice Sonam Tobgye , President, SAARCLAW; Mr. Hemant K. Batra, Secretary General, SAARCLAW and key members of the SAARCLAW Executive Council, including SAARCLAW Vice President Hon. Justice Kalayan Shrestha of the Nepal Supreme Court. IDLO was represented by Ms Naomi Burke-Shyne, Ms. Sara Nardicchia and Mr. Asela Kalugampitiya.

Saarclaw EXCO Members - Justice Norbu Tshering, Justice U.C. Banerjee, Prof. Amber Pant, Mr. K. K. Venugopal and Hemant Batra, Secretary General, Saarclaw with some law students at the International Conference On 'Promoting Intra-Regional Trade In South Asia: Role Of Saarc' organised By Mk Nambyar Saarclaw Centre On 26th & 27th March 2011 At Nalsar, Hyderabad. Also in the Picture Registrar Dr. Balakista Rao

Rt. H. E. President of Nepal inaugurating the ceremony of 13th SAARCLAW Conference and 10th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference, 2016.

The Chief Justices and representative Judges from SAARC Region along with SAARCLAW Executive Council to pay Courtesy Call on Rt. H.E. President of Nepal.

Hon'ble Chief Justices from SAARC Region during a discussion in 13th SAARCLAW Conference and 10th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference, 2016.

Delegation led by President Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla and Secretary General Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid, SAARCLAW along with other delegates of SAARCLAW to pay Courtesy Call on Hon’ble Minister Mr. D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Ministry of Law and Justice, India on 19th April, 2016.

Delegation led by President Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla and Secretary General Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid SAARCLAW along with other delegates of SAARCLAW to pay Courtesy Call on H.E Mr. Arjun Bahadur Thapa, Hon’ble Secretary General, SAARC, Nepal on 2nd June, 2016.

Delegation led by President Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla and Secretary General Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid, SAARCLAW along with other delegates of SAARCLAW to pay Courtesy Call on Hon'ble Chief Justice Mr. K. Sripavan, Sri Lanka on 13th June, 2016.

Delegation led by Secretary General Mr. Muhammad Mohsen Rashid, SAARCLAW along with other delegates of SAARCLAW to pay Courtesy Call on Hon’ble Minister Mr. Ajay Shankar Nayak, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Nepal on 23rd, September, 2016.

MOU (Memorandum Of Understanding) signing ceremony with Solidarity Centre on 22nd September, 2016 at SAARCLAW Regional Secretariat, Kathmandu Nepal.

PRESIDENT'S Message

Mr. Mehmood Y. Mandviwalla Address : C-15, Block 2. Clifton Karachi. Pakistan Mobile : 923008224246 Email : mehmood@mandviwallaandzafar.com, mehmoodmandviwalla@gmail.com ... More

Secretary General's Message

ON 30 October, HAPPY DIWALI On behalf of SAARCLAW and my personal behalf I extend the best wishes to all those celebrating the festivities of Diwali. Diwali is a great festival of light. It signifies the victory of light over darkness , good over ev ... More

SG'S CORNER

On 12 April, this year I succeeded Mr. Hemant Batra a long time Secretary General of SAARCLAW and a great friend

12 Apr 2016

On 12 April, this year I succeeded Mr. Hemant Batra a long time Secretary General of SAARCLAW and a great friend. Hemant as the SG aimed for achievements without bothering for success or failure and h...More

American Tort Law

21 Feb 2015

American Tort Law [Explained for a layman or a common man] By Hemant Batra Though in definite terms one cannot conclude as to where does the origin of Tort law rest. The concepts of Tort law did ex...More

Excerpts Of Address As Chief Guest At A Law School

05 Nov 2014

Today, I can very well relate to what British Author & Professor Richard Susskind wrote or predicted way back in 1996, in his book `The Future of Law’ that changes in technology will fundame...More

Brief Speech - International Youth Day - 12th August 2013

12 Aug 2013

Excerpts of Hemant Batra's Speech at International Youth Hostel, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi on 12th August 2013 "......................When I was invited to preside the Seminar organised by the...More

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13th SAARCLAW & 10th SAARC Chief Justices' Conference

05-Mar-2016 - 06-Mar-2016

Kathmandu, Nepal

APF-UNDP workshop on the role of NHRIs in promoting and protecting the rights of LGBTI in Asia-Pacific, Bangkok, 24-25 February 2015

24-Feb-2015 - 26-Feb-2015

Bangkok, Thailand

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Former Presidents

Hon'ble Justice Kalyan Shrestha

Chief Justice of Nepal

2013 - 2016

Hon'ble Justice Lynpo Sonam Tobgye

Chief Justice of Bhutan

2011 - 2013

Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Sr. Advocate & Member of Parliament

2007 - 2010

Mr. Mehmood Y Mandviwalla

Managing Partner, Mandviwalla & Zafar

2004 - 2006

Mrs. Dhara Wijayatilake

Secretary, Ministry of Technology & Research

2002 - 2004

Justice Laxman Prasad Aryal

Former Chief Justice of Nepal

2000 - 2002

Mr. Amir ul Islam

Sr. Advocate

1997 - 2000

Mr. K.K. Venugopal

Sr. Advocate

1995 - 1997

Dr. Justice Nasim Hasan Shah

Former Chief Justice of Pakistan

1993 - 1995

Mr. Ranjit Abeysuriya, P.C.

President's Counsel

1991 - 1993

Former Secretary Generals

Hemant K. Batra

Founder & International Lead Partner - Kaden Boriss

2010 - 2016

Ms. Tania Amir

Barrister

2007 - 2010

Hemant K. Batra

Founder & International Lead Partner - Kaden Boriss

2002 - 2006

Justice Bharat Raj Upreti

Judge, Supreme Court of Nepal

2000 - 2002

Mrs. Dhara Wijayatilake

Secretary, Ministry of Technology & Research

1991 - 2000