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About the Webinar
Amidst all negativities of the raging global pandemic, it has also provided ample opportunities for enthusiasts to learn and discuss. At a time like this, when most of us are trying to “work from home”, three charismatic lawyers have managed to take some time out to speak at our webinar on “Freedom of Speech and Expression in today’s India”.
The erudite panel of speakers will enrich the webinar with their captivating insights into the topic, along with a Q/A session at the end of the webinar. This is the first webinar organized by AmicusX.
Details about the Webinar
Date & Time of Webinar: 26th September 2020 at 15:00 Hours
Duration of Webinar: One hour of speaking time and fifteen minutes of Q/A Session in the end.
The topic of Webinar: Freedom of Speech and Expression in today’s India
The Hon’ble Panel of Speakers: Mr. Somdutta Bhattacharyya, Mr. Shayak Chakraborty, Mr. Satyaki Mitra
About the Panel
Mr. Somdutta Bhattacharyya: Somdutta Bhattacharyya graduated from the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata in 2012. He is currently a Managing Associate at Argus Partners, Kolkata. He has previously been associated with firms such as Fox & Mandal and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas prior to his current stint.
His areas of specialization are commercial and civil litigation, arbitration and insolvency & bankruptcy. He takes a keen interest in legal and constitutional history. His hobbies are reading, traveling and music.
Mr. Shayak Chakraborty: Shayak Chakraborty is an Advocate of the Calcutta High Court. Having graduated B.A. LL.B.(Hons.) from Gujarat National Law University in 2013, Shayak started his career under the guidance of Tamal Kanti Mukherjee, Public Prosecutor, City Sessions Court, Kolkata.
After practicing criminal law for a few years, Shayak switched to practicing civil and writ matters at the Calcutta High Court, initially practicing independently, then joining the Chambers of Samrat Sen, Senior Advocate, before finally settling in the Chambers of Jayanta Kumar Mitra, Barrister-at-law and Senior Advocate, former Advocate General of West Bengal.
Mr. Satyaki Mitra: Graduated B.A, LL.B from the University of Calcutta, and currently engaged as a Litigation Associate at Victor Moses & Co. (Solicitors, Advocates, & Trademark Attorneys) with a practice based at the Calcutta High Court. Practice areas include Arbitration matters and Civil, Commercial, and Intellectual Property Litigation.
Takes keen interest in all Social Science disciplines, especially History and Economics, apart from Law. A Fine Arts aficionado in general, and can be somewhat dubbed as an amateur poet and musician. Loves to read, write, debate, and critique cinema. Also happens to love Liverpool F.C!
No registration fee.
Anybody can register for the session. However, registrations will be taken on a rolling basis.
Only the first 100 participants will be allowed to attend. So, register ASAP.
E-Certificate will be provided to all those who attend the session. The certificates will be undersigned by our erudite panel of speakers.
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