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Keen for another moot opportunity?

Bring it on!

Bring it on!

The Chambers of Francis Taylor Building have just launched their Kingsland Cup Moot Competition for this year.

Open to teams of undergraduate, GDL and BPTC students, the Kingsland Cup includes moots spanning European, Environmental and Public law and will take place over three rounds. The first round sees entrants judged on their skeleton arguments, with the top-scoring teams appearing at the semi-final in London before a distinguished high court judge in a full mock court in the New Year.

Last year’s Grand Final was held in Courtroom 1 at the Supreme Court, and was judged by Justice of the Supreme Court, Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill. Comparable arrangements for this year’s final are to be confirmed in the very near future.

To get going on this you need to:

1. Find a friend to be your moot partner
2. Download the FTB Mooting Competition Guide
3. Get working on the two skeleton arguments required for entry
4. Download and fill in the entry form, before sending it off, along with your skeleton arguments to kingslandcup@ftb.eu.com. Deadline = 4pm Friday 19th December 2014.
5. Cross fingers!

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