TCD Matheson Junior Mock Trial


The Trinity College Law Society is seeking solicitors who can serve as judges for a mock trial event.

TCD Matheson Junior Mock Trial

The Junior Mock Trial has been running for over a decade. Over 20 pairs compete in a simulation of a criminal trial, testing advocacy skills such as direct and cross examination, opening and closing statements and interacting with judges.

The competition requires volunteer judges with experience of advocacy.

Judges required

Judges are asked to mark both teams based on a series of criteria including advocacy, presentation and oral examination. Judges are welcome to attend one or all of the rounds in the competition

  • 26-27 September
  • 4-5 October
  • 11-12 October

For more information, and to volunteer, email