ALBA is delighted to announce details of its second mooting competition, with the finals to be held on
17 June 2022, 5-7pm in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
The moot will be judged by Lord Justice Singh, Mrs Justice Lieven and Christopher Vajda QC (former UK judge at the CJEU). The final will be held in court room 1 of the Supreme Court.
The competition is open to current law students, including LLB, GDL, LPC and BPTC students. Applications are also welcome from those who have completed their BPTC but not yet secured pupillage as at 27 April 2022. Mooters should enter in teams of 2. Those wishing to participate should refer to the detailed instructions to candidates.
The competition will take the form of a speed moot in which mooters will argue certain points on appeal from Allister and ors v Secretary of State for Northern Ireland  NICA 15.
The first stage is judged based on applications for permission to appeal which must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 13 May 2022.
The prizes are £1000 for the winning team; £500 for the second-placed team.
All finalists will also be offered a free place at ALBA’s 2022 summer conference.