Past Event Materials

IDIA session at Globalaw Asia Pacific Regional Meeting at Mumbai hosted by Link Legal India Law Services - 10 March 2017

Mr. Murali Neelakanthan, one of the Board of Advisors of IDIA, a charitable foundation - Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education gave a presentation on the excellent charitable work undertaken by IDIA. IDIA is a registered charitable trust, the project was initiated by Dr. Shamnad Basheer, Professor of Law and founder, SpicyIP and P-PIL to reach out to marginalized and under-represented groups in India to sensitize them to law as a viable career option at the right age and help interested students acquire admission to these law schools with the hope that such access to legal education would go some way towards empowering the marginalized and underprivileged students and the communities that they represent.

Link Legal India Law Services, as part of its corporate social responsibility, has sponsored the cost of education of one student for the next 5 years. Link Legal India Law Services as the India Member had introduced IDIA to Globalaw Charitable Foundation and Globalaw Charitable Foundation has agreed to fund the entire cost of 2017 entrance exams for students in the IDIA programme.

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