Moot Competition

SOAS Advocacy Society - Mooting Competition 2018

We are excited to announce that applications for the SOAS Advocacy Society's first ever mooting competition are now open! The competition is sponsored by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting and the final will be held at the Supreme Court as judged by Lord Carnwath. 

Applications are open to law students at any stage of their studies at SOAS. You can sign up either through our Registration Form or via an email to with a 100-word motivational statement and your CV. 

We are extending the application deadline to 7 PM on Monday 15th January 2018. Match-ups, team allocation and the mooting problem will be released by 12 PM on Tuesday 16th January. 

The competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the school of law. Applications can be made either through our Registration Form or via an email to with a 100-word motivational statement and your CV. 

The rounds will proceed as scheduled between 4 – 6 PM on the following days:

·         Friday 26th January                          Quarter Final; 
·         Monday 5th February                      Semi Final; and
·         Wednesday 21st February             Finals

The prizes on offer include: 

Winning team - £200 each
Runners up - £150 each
Best Advocate - £150

The three attachments below include an invitation letter detailing the basics of what the competition offers, a competition handbook detailing procedural intricacies, and a flyer for the graphically minded. This is a unique opportunity given the exposure offered and we look forward to seeing you make the most of it. Please feel free to email us with any queries you may have.


UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) 2018 Moot Competition

We are pleased to announce that the Moot problem 2018 has now been released. Please read the rules along with the problem and submit your skeleton arguments to Elly-Mae Gadsby no later than midday January 17 2018. This needs to be submitted in Word format along with an entry form. For more details please see the website.

All competitors will be notified of the selection outcome during the week commencing 29 January 2018.
The finals day will be held again at Kings College London on February 23 2018 so do bear this in mind if you decide to enter.  


If you would like to brush up on your mooting skills in advance of submitting your entry, then we still have spaces available for the following training sessions:

November 22nd, 5-6pm at No5 Chambers, Greenwood House, 4-7 Salisbury Court, London EC4Y 8AA

November 30th, 5-6pm at No5 Chambers, 38 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4QS

December 5th, 5-6pm at No5 Chambers, Fountain Court, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6DR

The training is free and will operate on a first come, first served basis. To book your space please email Elly-Mae Gadsby