University of Leicester Medical Law Mooting Competition

The eighth Medical Law Mooting Competition, 7 December 2019

The eighth annual competition will take place on Saturday, 7 December 2019 at Leicester University. This year, the competition is being sponsored and supported by 1 Crown Office Row and LIME Clinical Negligence.

Only one moot problem will be set for the competition, which will involve issues relating to medical law. 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 barristers from specialist medical law chambers.

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. The competition moot problem will be released on Monday 28 October 2019.

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: . Institutions must also pay the entry fee of £50, which can be paid via the shop@le website, which will go ‘live’ shortly. 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 Friday 29  November 2019. 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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