Join our Moot Team 2020 ( 3 Moot Courts)

Applications for the 2020 Moot Courts are now open! We strongly invite you to join the Invictus Team to these Moot Courts and improve your skills in research, analysis, legal writing and public speaking. Become a part of the team and further your knowledge within the subject. 
 
For the 2019-2020 Academic Year we are sending teams to the following moots:
  • John H. Jackson Moot Court – A team of 4 students.
  • Nuremberg Moot Court – A team of 4 students.
  • Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court – A team of 3 students.
Deadline: N.A. (Rolling Applications)
 
Apply ASAP! Once all positions (for a moot) are gone, we will close applications for it. Applications are assessed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
 
You can find more information about each moot individually below:
 
 

The Moot Courts

John H. Jackson Moot Court 2020

International Trade Law

John H. Jackson Moot Court (WTO Moot) is the most prestigious Moot within international trade and commercial law. With participating teams from all over the world, the students prepare and analyse a fictive case before the WTO dispute settlement system, for which they will represent both claimant and respondent before a WTO panel consisting of trade law experts.

The aim is to enhance knowledge of international trade law and WTO dispute settlement procedures as well as to enhance the capacity for meaningful engagement in multilateral trade in the long term.

Regional rounds are composed of 5 elimination rounds. They are taking place all over the world: an All-American Round, an Asia-Pacific Rounds, two European Rounds and an African Round. The best teams from all over the world will be qualified to participate in the Final Oral Round, which takes place in Geneva, Switzerland.

Additional Information:

  • Number of students per team: 2-4 Students
  • Language of the competition: English
  • Registration Fee: 250 EUR per team + costs for regional round
    Rules can be found here

Important Dates:

  • Written Submission: TBA
  • Regional Oral Rounds: TBA
  • Finals: TBA

Nuremberg Moot Court 2020

International Criminal Law

The Nuremberg Moot Court invites participants from across the globe to argue a fictitious international criminal law case before the “International Criminal Court”. Dissecting both complex procedural and substantive issues of international criminal law, students are given the opportunity to apply and develop their skills and moot at the historic Courtroom 600 at the Nuremberg Palace of Justice. This unique location allows students to practice international criminal law at its very birthplace, offering a historical educational experience. The organizers coordinate with highly esteemed professionals in the field, such as judges, academics and other practitioners to sit on the moot court panels.
 

Additional Information:

  • Number of students per team: 4 Students
  • Language of the competition: English
  • Locations: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Registration Fee: None
    Rules can be found here

Important Dates:

  • Written Submission: TBA
  • Oral Rounds: TBA

Nelson Mandela Human Rights Moot Court 2020

International Human Rights Law

The Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is an international human rights law moot court competition. Teams argue a hypothetical case on issues of international human rights law, as if they were before a world Human Rights Court, on the basis of the International Bill of Human Rights and other applicable (such as regional) human rights instruments.

 The Competition is presented by the Centre for Human Rights based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, in partnership with the Academy on Human Rights, Washington College of Law, American University and the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

Additional Information:

  • Number of students per team: 2 Students
  • Language of the competition:  English, French and Spanish
  • The Competition involves a written phase after which teams are selected for the oral phase
  • Registration Fee: None
    Rules can be found here

Important Dates:

  • Written Submission: TBA 
  • Oral Rounds: TBA

Contact Person

Ajatshatru Bhattacharya
President and Head of Mooting Society (2017-2020)

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