The ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition is a globally-renowned moot that lasts six days and is held in various locations throughout Paris. The Competition is open to students of every discipline—though each team is required to have at least one law student to take the role of counsel. Every year, 66 university teams from across the globe are specially selected to participate. They will compete in almost 150 mock mediation sessions throughout the Competition.
The International Chamber of Commerce Mediation Competition will be held in Paris from the 2nd to the 8th of February 2018.
Together with Sandra Geahchan, an LLM student in Dispute and Conflict Resolution here at SOAS, we are currently putting together a team for the prestigious International Chamber of Commerce 2018 Mediation Competition! We are looking for a team of 2 to 4 negotiators, and applications are open until Thursday the 26th of October.
This competition is the most prestigious and recognized ADR competition in the world, and is a great way to develop your advocacy skills and interact with some of the best attorneys and mediation professionals in the world. It's an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing community and to meet like-minded students from all around the world.
Before you apply make sure you satisfy these Eligibility Requirements:
(1) Persons who are entitled to practice law in any jurisdiction, by having passed a bar exam or otherwise, are NOT Eligible Students. However, students who have gained their qualification to practice law automatically with the completion of their undergraduate law studies (i.e. without a further bar exam or similar) and who certify that they have not yet practiced as a lawyer (i.e. provided legal advice or services to clients) are Eligible Students provided they are currently registered in a law school.
(2) Open to both LLB and LLM/MA in Law students
(3) Must be a good team player, motivated and willing to learn and improve
(4) Must be available for meetings once or twice a week on average.
If you meet these conditions and would like to apply, send your CV with a short paragraph explaining your interest in the competition to Sandra Geahchan firstname.lastname@example.org and Harley Stewart at Harley.Stewart@hsf.com. The deadline for submission is Thursday the 26th of October and interviews will be held the following week.