‘Young Advocates’ is organising a Y20 Talk Series Event on “Lawyers and Societal Transformation: Youth in Policymaking & Governancetoday at 5 pm (Monday, May 15, 2023).

The event will be held at the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) Auditorium, New Delhi.

The Guests of Honour at the event are Union Minister Bhupender Yadav, Attorney General R Venkatramani, Senior Advocate Mahesh Jethmalani, Dr. Anirban Ganguly, the Honorary Secretary Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation and Mentor, Y20 and Advocate Suyash Pande, Y20 Track Chair.

The programme will be anchored by Advocate Kangna Roda and Advocate Prerna Dhall Singh.

The organisers say that the involvement of youth in politics and the legislature is crucial for ensuring their needs, aspirations and viewpoints are taken into account when making decisions. The event aims to discuss the removal of obstacles to their participation and facilitation of opportunities for their engagement.

A panel of four eminent lawyers, Senior Advocate Mohit Mathur who is also the President of the Delhi High Court Bar Association, Senior Advocate Jayant Mehta, Senior Advocate Priya Hingorani and AoR Apoorv Kurup will deliberate on the subject "Advent of Foreign Law Firm: New Frontiers of Floodgates?".

This discussion will be moderated by AoR Shoumendu Mukherji.

A panel comprising Senior Advocate Vikramjit Banerjee, Additional Solicitor General of India and Senior Advocate Garima Prashad, Senior Advocate Malvika Trivedi will deliberate upon what the concepts of parliamentary sovereignty and judicial supremacy imply, how they have evolved, and how they work in India as well as across the world.

This discussion will be moderated by AoR Vishnu Kant.