The University of Leicester Medical Law Mooting Competition 2016

The fifth annual competition will take place on Saturday, 3rd December 2016 at Leicester University. This year, the competition is being sponsored and supported by 1 Crown Office Row.

Only one moot problem will be set for the competition, which will involve issues relating to medical law. This moot problem will be released on Monday, 17th October 2016. Teams will prepare both sides of the mooting problem. Heats will take place during the day, with a final in the late afternoon/early evening, followed by a reception. The final will take place in front of a panel of judges, to include senior medical law practitioners Simeon Maskrey QC, Henry Witcomb QC and Bradley Martin.

Rob Quartly, Emmeline Plews, Richard O'Keeffe and Rachel Burton.
Leicester Medical Law Moot finalist 2014, (left to right): Robert Quartly (Leicester), Emmeline Plews (Cambridge), Richard O’Keeffe (Cambridge) and Rachael Burton (Leicester)

Entry to the competition is now open. Please note that only undergraduate students and those registered on either an LLM/MA law course or a GDL course may enter the competition. The competition is not open to students studying on a practice course. The rules of the course may be accessed below..

To enter the competition, institutions must complete the competition entry form below and send or email it to: Dr. Tracey Elliott, Leicester Law School, Fielding Johnson Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH. Or it may be emailed to her at: tracey.elliott@le.ac.uk . Institutions must also pay the entry fee of £40.00, which can be paid via shop@le. The competition fee includes the provision of refreshments and lunch on the day to competitors and accompanying judges.

The completed entry form and payment must be received by Monday 21st November 2016. Late entries may be permitted after that date in the discretion of the competition convenor, Dr. Tracey Elliott, if there are spaces available.

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