“Mooting is one of the best means by which aspiring advocates can learn to develop the preparatory and presentational skills which will enable them to advance their case in its best way, and deal effectively with judicial questioning.”

Richard Jacobs QC & Graham Dunning QC
Essex Court Chambers

Mooters in action

About the competition

More about the competition.

Mooting trophies

Previous winners

List of winners and results from 1971 to 2020.

View from the audience

2020-2021 competition

Due to Covid-19, the first 4 rounds of the 2020-21 competition will be held on-line (Zoom, Teams, Skype).

 

Essex Court Chambers

Essex Court Chambers

Mini-pupillage and pupillage opportunities, and how to apply.

News

Queen Mary, University of London wins the 2020 Competition

Queen Mary, University of London wins the 2020 Competition

The final, between Queen Mary, University of London and University of Hull was judged by the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Rt. Hon. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, The Rt. Hon. Lady Justice Geraldine Andrews and The Hon. Mr Justice Simon Bryan. The mooters from Queen Mary, University of London were declared the winners.

Competition Advisory Board

Competition Advisory Board

The National Mooting Competition is advised by a Competition Advisory Board, chaired by Eric Baskind of Liverpool John Moores University.

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Competition administrators

Essex Court Chambers
ESU
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