3rd National Law Festival University Institute of Legal Studies, Shimla


HIMACHAL PRADESH UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF LEGAL STUDIES, SHIMLA is organizing its third edition of Moot Court Competition in the memory of Late Sh. Th. Kashmir Singh

From past two years we had great participation from all over India, and we are happy to celebrate and carry this legacy of legal events conducted under his name.

Late Th. Kashmir Singh was born on 04.April.1924, enrolled in Law in Lahore but after partition the batch graduated from Law College, Chota Shimla. In 1948 he joined Legal Profession at District Court Hoshiarpur, Punjab from the in 1949 shifted to UNA, Himachal Pradesh. Till his last he remained in practice attending the court, he breathed last on 11 December 2015 at the age of 92 he was still appearing for important cases of the chamber.

He established his name and fame as a Criminal Lawyer. Under his legacy he has 2 Sons both are Law Graduates, the Elder son did not pursue the legal profession but the younger son is Sr. Adv. Sh. Naresh Thakur ji who is credited for this event. He is the only Member Bar Council Himachal Pradesh who got elected for Six Consecutive terms

Designated as Sr. Adv. Of High Court HP in 2011, he is among the distinguished luminaries and while his name shines bright in the matters of Criminal and Constitutional matters.

Himachal Pradesh University Institute of Legal Studies, Shimla takes immense pride in having his name, legacy and guidance attached with us from past many years.

Determine to provide quality education in law the University Institute of Legal Studies was established in 2005 at present functional at Ava-lodge campus of H.P. University, Shimla-05. This Institute attracts students not only from all parts of Himachal Pradesh but also from the other parts of the country. The location of the law Institute and the sylvan beauty of its surroundings make it an attractive centre of learning. Currently the University Institute of Legal Studies is running B.A.LL.B (Hons.) Five Year Integrated Course.