International Moots

The School of Law encourages students to participate in various international moot court competitions, such as Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Count 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 2016-2017

The 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Hong Kong Regional Round, 18 February 2017
Team members:
  • Bi Yuanchao (LLB)
  • Hung Ching (LLB)
  • Jang Yunyoung (LLB)
  • Law Wing Yat Adrian (LLB)
 
Coach:
  • Mr. Mohammed Talib, team coach
Achievements:
  • Hong Kong Regional Round - First Runner-Up
  • Hong Kong Regional Round - Best Respondent Memorial
  • Hong Kong Regional Round - Best Overall Memorial

The 14th Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot
Held in Hong Kong, 26 March - 2 April 2017
Team members:
  • Chan Chak Ming (LLB)
  • Lau Ka Yan (LLB)
  • Ng Tsz Cheung (LLB)
  • Wong Suet Yee Shelley (LLB)
  • Wong Sze Hei (LLB)
  • Gargne Leo (LLM-Paris I)
  • Mercier Agathe Clara (LLM-Paris I)
 
Coaches:
  • Mr David Holloway, faculty coach
  • Mr Navin Gopaldas Ahuja, team coach
Achievements:
  • Honorable Mention for the Claimant's Memoranda

The 7th Annual Budapest Pre-Moot for the 24th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
Held in Budapest, 3 - 6 April 2017
Achievements:
  • Reached the quarter-finals
The 24th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
Held in Vienna, 7 - 13 April 2017
Team members:
  • Chan Chak Ming (LLB)
  • Lau Ka Yan (LLB)
  • Ng Tsz Cheung (LLB)
  • Wong Suet Yee Shelley (LLB)
  • Wong Sze Hei (LLB)
  • Gargne Leo (LLM-Paris I)
  • Mercier Agathe Clara (LLM-Paris I)
 
Coaches:
  • Mr David Holloway, faculty coach
  • Mr Navin Gopaldas Ahuja, team coach
Achievements:
  • Advanced to the top 64 out of 338 teams
  • Honorable Mention for Eric E. Bergsten Award Team Orals
  • Wong Suet Yee Shelley: Honorable Mention (Martin Domke Award for Individual Oralists)

Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition
Held in Adelaide, Australia, 18 - 21 April 2017  
Team members:
  • Chung Chun Wai (LLB)
  • Ho Mondi Man Hay (LLB)
  • Ting Darryl Chadlyn (LLB)
Coaches:
  • Dr Mark Kielsgard, faculty coach
  • Dr Vernon Nase, team coach
Achievements:
  • First Runner-Up
  • Second Best Memorial
  • Chung Chun Wai: Oralist Award

International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition
Held in the Hague, the Netherlands, 14 - 19 May 2017  
Team members:
  • Chan Cheuk Lim Kendra (LLB)
  • Chan Nai Ying (LLB)
  • Leung Cheuk Yin Christine (LLB)
  • Yan An (LLB)
  • Yu Lu (LLB)
Coaches:
  • Dr Mark Kielsgard, faculty coach
  • Ms Theo Li, team coach
  • Mr Brian Chok, team coach
Achievements:
  • Reached the quarter-finals

 


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