University of Leicester Canadian Law Intervarsity Mooting Competition 2017

The third Canadian Law Mooting Competition will begin in April 2017, taking place over 2 rounds and concluding with a final at Canada House on the 5 May 2017.

This year’s competition is taking place a little later in the year than normal because we are very pleased to announce that Peter Mackay, the donor of the competition trophy, will be attending the final.

Canadian Law Intervarsity Moot winners 2016 from the University of Sussex

pdf file Competition rules (pdf)

pdf file Competition problem (pdf)

Round 1 will held at Gray's Inn, London: the provisional date is 25 April 2017

The final will be held at Canada House on 5 May 2017

Institutions can enter the competition by emailing the competition convenor, Dr Tracey Elliott by the 4 April 2017, informing her of your intention to enter the competition and providing staff and student contact details.

An entry fee of £30 must also be paid using the shop@le website.

The competition moot is now available and may be obtained via the link above, or by emailing Dr Tracey Elliott, who is happy to answer any queries in relation to the competition. For students who are unfamiliar with researching the law in this field and who are unfamiliar with drafting factums, the following websites are likely to be of assistance:

CANLII: This site aims to make Canadian law accessible for free via the internet.

Supreme Court of Canada website

How to prepare a factum for the Court of Appeal (pdf) from the Ontario Justice Education Network

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