Community Legal Care Center, Symbiosis Law School, Pune, won the prestigious Herbert Smith Freehills' Community Engagement Award - 2016 in the “Community Investment through Legal Work”Category. The award comprised of a certificate, trophy and prize money of 2000 Euros.
Individuals and teams from various law schools across the country had competed for this award. SLS, Pune submitted their entry in the format of a short film of 5 minutes duration on Community Investment through Legal Work at SLS, Pune. On 5th September, 2016 the CLCC, SLS, P entry was shortlisted for the award. The final result of the prestigious award was declared on 14th September 2016.
The award ceremony on 26th September, 2016 was held in The Imperial, New Delhi at The Spice Route. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mr. Christopher Parsons, Chairman - India Practice, Herbert Smith Freehills. Dr. Shashikala Gurpur, Fulbright Scholar, Director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Dean, Faculty of Law SIU, along with Mr. Akhil Ennamsetty and Ms. Sai Kaavya Peddibotla, represented CLCC and SLS, Pune at the event and received the award.
The short film can be viewed in the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qes4babD28