Advocacy 2nd round 2015/16

Report on 2nd round of our 2015/16 National Inter-institutional Advocacy / Moot Competition


We are pleased to announce that the second round of the UKLSA National Advocacy/Mooting Competition concluded on the 23rd November. This round was very enjoyable, with 18 teams competing on a complex immigration and EU law legal matter. We congratulate the participating teams for having made it through to this round and for showing improved advocacy skills and potential to become good advocates. We also congratulate the winning teams:

  • University of Dundee
  • Sheffield University
  • Durham University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Cambridge University
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • Queen’s University, Belfast
  • The Open University

and wish them good luck with the next round of the competition. We look forward to seeing a further improved quality of advocacy in the next round. 

The mooting team would like thank the judges of this round, including Isaac Maka, of 4 King’s Bench Walk, and Fatos Selita, Director of International Business Law & Advocacy Courses at Goldsmiths, University of London, who devoted a significant amount of time. We would also like to thank Alex Matheson of Prolegal Solicitors, for providing the legal matter/problem for the round.

We are looking forward to the next round.

By: William Gibbens, Chair of Mooting and Advocacy