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Law: Mooting

Mooting participants take part in a simulated court proceeding, It usually involves presentation of a legal issue or problem against an opposing counsel and before a judge. It is perhaps the closest experience that a student can have whilst at university to appearing in court. You will gain tips on how to engage judges and techniques on how to structure your argument.

  • Establishing which team you are on and whether you are senior / lead or junior
  • Establish the time you will have to make your argument
  • Establish the procedure set out in the rules for the moot competition
  • Reading and researching the moot problem
  • Preparing your argument
  • Preparing your skeleton argument and list of authorities
  • Preparing your court documents

Bond University Mooting Videos

Other Useful Information

Mooting Top Tips  (Created by City University: London)