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Mooting - International Moots

International Moots

The School of Law encourages students to participate in various international moot court competitions, such as Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, etc. The participation in these competitions provides opportunities for students to develop their skills, to meet with students from other jurisdictions, and to raise the image of the University.

A credit-bearing course in International Mooting and Advocacy aims to develop students' research, analytical and advocacy skills. For more information about the course, please click HERE.

Student Achievements in Mooting Competitions in 2019-2020

The 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (Hong Kong Regional Round), 15 March 2020
Team members:
  • KWONG Jasmine Nicole (LLB)
  • ONG Qi Lyn Celine (LLB)
  • SO Cyrena Heng Yee (LLB)
  • YUEN Justin Wilson (LLM)
  • ZHANG Lu (LLM)
 
Coaches:
  • Mr CHAN Ka Hang Louie, team coach
  • Mr CHAN Sai Ho, Kevin, team coach
Achievements:
  • Hardy C. Dillard Award (Best Combined Memorials) (10th Place)
  • Hong Kong Regional Round - Best Applicant Memorial
  • Hong Kong Regional Round - Best Respondent Memorial

Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition
Team members:
  • CHOW Wut Yan (LLB)
  • WONG Ka Yi (LLB)
  • WU Wai Lam (LLB)
 
Coaches:
  • Dr Mark KIELSGARD, faculty coach
  • Dr Vernon NASE, team coach
Achievements:
For the 2019/2020 competition the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the cancellation of the oral round of the competition, set down for Bejing, which normally determines the winner. In 2020 the winner of the Memorials competition is automatically the winner of the Asia-Pacific Zone of the competition.
  • Ranked 8th out of 33 teams
  • Ranked 9th for applicant memorial
  • Ranked 7th for respondent memorial

The 17th Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot
Held virtually, 22-29 March 2020
Team members:
  • CHO Siu Man Linda (PCLL)
  • CHUNG Wan Ying Wannie (LLB)
  • FANNING Megan (LLMArbDR)
  • HONG Wah Ngai (PCLL)
  • LO Loras Yuen Sing (LLB)
  • PENG Yanbing (LLMArbDR)
 
Coaches:
  • Mr Campbell Murdoch Macrae HERBERT, team coach
  • Mr Navin Gopaldas AHUJA, team coach
Achievements:
  • Winner of the Fali Nariman Award – Best Memorandum for Respondent

The 27th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
Held virtually, 4-9 April 2020
Team members:
  • CHO Siu Man Linda (PCLL)
  • CHUNG Wan Ying Wannie (LLB)
  • FANNING Megan (LLMArbDR)
  • HONG Wah Ngai (PCLL)
  • LO Loras Yuen Sing (LLB)
  • PENG Yanbing (LLMArbDR)
 
Coaches:
  • Mr Campbell Murdoch Macrae HERBERT, team coach
  • Mr Navin Gopaldas AHUJA, team coach
Achievements:
  • Honorable Mention for the Werner Melis Award Best Memorandum for Respondent

 

ADR Moot

The International ADR Mooting Competition is an international mediation and arbitration competition that is open to all universities. It is conducted by City University of Hong Kong in association with the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), UNCITRAL - Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) and Curtin Law School.​ For more information about the ADR Moot, please click HERE.