School of Law

Leeds students make moot semi-final

15 February 2013 | Alex Greenwood

Once again, Leeds Law students have reached the semi-final of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting national annual mooting competition.

Jake Rylatt and Stanley Cheng will represent the University of Leeds at 6pm on 27 Februrary 2013 in the Strand Room at the Law Society on Chancery Lane in London. 

The pair will compete against students from the University of East Anglia.

Keith Etherington and Simon Harker will judge proceedings.

The other two semi-finalist pairs are from the Open University and City University London.

Olivia Haggar and Jake Rylatt represented the Leeds Law team in the earlier rounds. 

The objective of the competition is to develop the advocacy skills of future law practitioners by encouraging students to use case law within practical environment.

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting (ICLR) is a legal charity that publishes law reports of the judicial decisions of the Superior and Appellate Courts in England and Wales. The competition is also supported by The Law Society Charity.       

Mooting Organiser Judith Dahlgreen says: "Our students have worked extremely hard and have shown fantastic improvement. You will be sure to see some excellent and incisive mooting, and some rigorous judging."

If you wish to attend the moot semi-final, please contact Judith Dahlgreen.

The competition final will take place on 29 April 2013.

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