Moot Report from Glasgow 2015

Moot FinalThe fourteenth Commonwealth Moot was held in Glasgow, United Kingdom, from 12th April to 15th April 2015 in conjunction with the 19th Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC). The winners of the 2015 Moot were the Canadian Team, Samuel Greene (Senior Counsel), Ada Chidichimo Keon (Junior Counsel) and Joseph Bricker (Reserve) representing University of Toronto.

The CLEA are grateful to The Hon. Madam Justice Desiree Barnard, the first female judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice, The Hon. The Chief Justice Mr Ivor Archie of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago and Hon. Justice Rohini Marasinghe of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka for juding the Moot Final.

The Commonwealth Moot is an initiative of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA). It is an ‘invitation-only’ Moot, being limited to representative teams from regions of the Commonwealth only. The regions, for the this purpose, are; North America, United Kingdom, the Caribbean, South Asia (India), South Asia (Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka), South East Asia, Western Africa , Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Australasia (Australia and New Zealand send separate teams), and the South Pacific.

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Semi-finals

APELLENT

RESPONDENT

Canada

South Africa

Australia

India

Finals

APELLENT

RESPONDENT

Canada

Australia

The Moot Problem can be found on our 2015 Moot page, along with details of previous winners in past competitions.

The scores for each team entering into the 2015 Moot for the General Rounds, were as follows:

S.No REGION / COUNTRY SCORE  TOTAL POSITION
Senior CounselA + R = Total Junior CounselA + R = Total
1. United Kingdom 421 425 846 6
2. India(South Asia) 434 463 897 3
3. Australia 500 425 925 2
4. Canada 491 444 935 1
5. South Africa 434 447 881 4
6. Kenya(East Africa) 450 427 877 5
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