“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 2019.

View from the audience

2019-2020 competition

Entries for the 2019-2020 competition have now closed.

 

Essex Court Chambers

Essex Court Chambers

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

News

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.

Salford win the 2017-2018 competition

Salford win the 2017-2018 competition

Left to right: Adam White and Emma Clarke (Salford), Eric Baskind (semi-final judge and chair of the competition), Lord Saville of Newdigate (presiding finals judge), Daniel Oudkerk QC (finals judge), Charles Ciumei QC (finals judge), Sophie Newby and Peter Kennedy...

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