Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot 2019
The Dickson Poon School of Law is very proud to offer students from across the world the opportunity to participate in the Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot. The competition is generously sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills, one of the world’s leading law firms.
Teams are invited to submit memoranda which will be marked by competition law academics and practitioners. The 12 teams with the highest marked memoranda will be invited to the Oral Rounds at Somerset House East Wing, the home of The Dickson Poon School of Law. The competition will provide an excellent opportunity for students to practise and improve advocacy skills in front of a judging panel, drawn from international competition law specialists.
Qualification for 2019
The top 12 teams qualified for the Oral Round of the HSF Competition Law Moot 2019 are:
Barthet, Biltgen, Fernlund, Ilešič, Larsen, Lenaerts, Lycourgos, Malenovsky, Prechal, Sharpston, Szpunar & Wahl.
The £2000 scholarship has been awarded to team Larsen.
King's is delighted to offer one scholarship of £2000 to pay towards the costs of participating in the Oral Round for student members of a team from a University in a Medium or Low HDI Country (based on the UNDP Human Development Index). This scholarship will be awarded to the student members of the team with the highest score in the Written Round and which qualifies to participate in the Oral Round.
Further information about the competition
Registration & Cost
Click here to register and pay for the 2019 Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot.
The Registration Fee to enter the Competition is £120 per team. There are no separate fees for the Oral Round. Breakfast and lunch will be provided throughout the weekend.
The preferred method of payment is via the Estore when you register. If you require an invoice to be sent to you instead please email HSFLCMoot@kcl.ac.uk
If you request an invoice the estore registration form must still be completed using the 'team registration without online payment' option.
The Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot timeline is available below:
Mid November 2018 Publication of the problem question
21 Jan 2019 Deadline for registration
28 Jan 2019 Deadline for requesting clarifications
18 Feb 2019 Publication of clarifications
8 April 2019 Deadline for submission of written pleadings
1 May 2019 Announcement of finalists
13-15 June 2019 Oral Round at King's College London
If you have any questions about the Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot please contact:
The Oral Round for 2018 was held at King's on 15 and 16 June 2018. Awards were presented as follows:
Winning Team - King’s College London
Alexandre TaboniJan PrzerwaAbigail BeardsworthNiharika Parshurampuria
Runner-up Team - The West Bengal National University Of Juridical Sciences
Raksha RainaAniket SinghNirmit AgrawalManika Gupta
Best Written Pleadings - The University of Hong Kong
Yuet Yi ChengLaw Wai Tsun HazelNg Chun Wai JonathanKaren Tsang Nga Yue
Best Advocate - Niharika Parshurampuria, King’s College London
The following participants were also commended for their excellent advocacy during the competition: Manika Gupta, Tanmayi Sharma, Law Wai Tsun Hazel, Kim Bumsooand Abigail Beardsworth (Best Advocate in the Finals)
The Herbert Smith Freehills Competition Law Moot 2018 Scholarship was awarded to O.P. Jindal Global University.