“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

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2020-2021 competition

The 2020-2021 competition was won by King’s College London.

 

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King’s College London wins the 2021 Competition

King’s College London wins the 2021 Competition

The semi-finals took place at 10.00am on 11 June 2021. They were between BPP London v King’s College London and University of Oxford v University of Salford. The judges, Sir Bernard Eder, Louise Hutton QC, Eric Baskind and Richard Ridyard declared King’s College and...

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.

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