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33 teams entered for largest-ever mooting contest

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33 teams entered for largest-ever mooting contest
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04 Nov 2019 / education Print

33 teams for largest-ever mooting contest at CCJ

The tenth annual national Moot Court competition will take place on Saturday 16 November at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin 7.

A total of 33 law student teams will take part, with entrants from 12 universities across Ireland, the North and Britain, as well as first-time competitors from Cambridge and Bristol universities.

Hosted by DCU and sponsored by A&L Goodbody, this is Ireland's largest mooting competition. The final will be chaired by Mr Justice John MacMenamin of the Supreme Court (DCU's Judge-in-Residence).

Tort of nervous shock 

This year's problem revolves around the tort of nervous shock. Students are required to prepare written submissions for the plaintiff/appellant, and written submissions for the defendant/respondent. There are prizes for the winning team, best speaker and best memorial.

More details are available at www.dcu.ie.

 

 

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