Eminent jurist Tahir Mahmood was on 9 September 2017 awarded with the prestigious N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award 2017 for his distinguished services to legal education and legal profession on the occasion of Law Teachers' Day celebrations.
The function was organised by the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training (MILAT).
The awards are bestowed every year to honour the most deserved law teachers and institutions in India and across the SAARC region.
• Mar Gregorios College of Law in Thiruvananthapuram was presented with 2017 SILF-MILAT Institutional Excellence Award.
• SILF-MILAT South Asian Jurist Award was conferred on Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Justice Mohan Peiris and Prof. Tara Prasad Sapkota of Tribhuvan University of Nepal.
• Professor V C Vivekanandan received the 2017 SILF-MILAT Legal Education Innovation Award.
• T K Viswanathan, former Secretary General of the 15th Lok Sabha, was awarded with Justice A B Rohatgi Jurist Award.
Who: Tahir Mahmood
When: 9 September 2017