CityU hosts the 6th International Mooting Competition

Cathy Choi

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The 6th International Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mooting Competition is being held at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 5 to 9 July 2016. A total of 17 teams of law students from around the world are taking part in the competition.

Officiating at the opening ceremony on 5 July were Mr Wesley Wong Wai-chung, Solicitor General of the Department of Justice, HKSAR; Professor Horace Ip Ho-shing, Acting President of CityU; Dr Wang Wenying, Secretary General of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) Hong Kong Arbitration Centre; Dr Eileen Webb, Associate Professor of Curtin Law School at Curtin University; Professor Geraint Howells, Dean of CityU’s School of Law; and Dr Mark Kielsgard, Director of CityU’s International ADR Mooting Competition.

This innovative competition, which uses a unique blend of arbitration and mediation processes to resolve simulated commercial disputes, is co-organised by CityU’s School of Law, CIETAC, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law – Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, and Curtin University.

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