Mooting and Debating
360 Moot court view
Crown Court Trial with Service Prosecuting Authority
Proud of its heritage in developing the debating and mooting skills of its students, Brunel Law School has recently redeveloped it’s Moot Court to provide a more apposite learning experience for its undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Following the submission of two 3,000 word written arguments, Jesse Edwards-Kwabla and Stefanie Zeigler have been invited to participate in the oral rounds of the 12th Annual International Intellectual Property Moot to be held on 20-22 March at Pembroke College, University of Oxford.
Should we allow grammar to be eroded to simplify language? What does good grammar in legal drafting mean? What is deduced from bad grammar? How does this affect job prospects or client's perceptions of your abilities as a lawyer?
Professor Benedict Tendayi Chigara warns the UN of the dangers of 'sleepwalking' into the crystallisation of a customary international law norm authorising a 'human rights protection exception' to the prohibition against the use of unilateral coercive measures under international law. See UN docs. at: http://www.refworld.org/pdfid/522d764c4.pdfc
On February 26, 2013, the finals of Brunel Law School’s Advanced and Beginners mooting competitions took place at the UK Supreme Court. It was a unique experience for everyone involved.
On November 28, 2012, Mr Alastair Hodge, Barrister at 5 Essex Court and Senior Advocacy Trainer for the Inner Temple, participated in Brunel Law School's Advocacy Short course and delivered a Mooting Masterclass for BLS students. The sessions took place in a packed lecture room.
Brunel Law School has secured for its internal mooting competition finalists the rare opportunity to moot in the highest court in the land. The finals will take place on February 26, 2013, 5-6.30 pm. Another 40 Brunel Law School students will be given the chance to visit the court and be in the audience for the moot.
BLS has organised two internal competitions this year, one for beginners (1st year students) and the other for advanced mooters (for 2nd and 3rd year students).
The Brunel Mooting teams have recently recorded successes in external competitions:the OUP and BPP National Mooting Competition and the UK Law Students’ Association moot competition