Moots
Attorney-Generals Cup 2018

Attorney-Generals Cup 2018

The start of each academic year also heralds the start of the domestic moots cycle – beginning of course, with the annual Attorney General’s Cup (AG Cup). Held in our very own Moot Court, this year’s iteration of the AG Cup was graced by Deputy Attorney-General Mr. Hri Kumar Nair SC, the Honourable Justice Ms. Hoo Sheau...
Dentons Rodyk Moots 2018

Dentons Rodyk Moots 2018

Alternate title: Den[ton] there were 10 It’s that time of the year again – people, decked out in black and white, wondering if they could be of any further assistance to the court. We all know what we’re talking about – the dreaded LARC moots. Regardless of whether you actually pleased the court, or were...
Advocacy Cup 2018

Advocacy Cup 2018

With every new year comes yet another edition of the annual Advocacy. Sponsored by Drew & Napier, this year’s problem was much like a locked-room mystery. As the saying goes, ‘don’t cry over spilt milk’ – but did anyone say anything about dying over spilt milk? Just like last year’s finals, this year’s finalists gave...
ICAM 2018 Grand Finals

ICAM 2018 Grand Finals

The International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition (ICAM for short and so I don’t have to keep typing) is one of the youngest local moots available and is also organized by the youngest of the “Big Four” firms in Singapore, Wong Partnership. This year was the 10-year anniversary of the ICAM (it’s a P4 student!) and...
Gowling IP Moot 2018

Gowling IP Moot 2018

The Gowling WLG Intellectual Property (IP) Moot is Singapore’s only Intellectual Property mooting competition, organized by the NUS Law Mooting and Debating Club (MDC). Proudly sponsored by Gowling WLG and JurisAsia LLC, and supported by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, all finalists this year were awarded attractive internships and cash prizes. As an award...
My First Moot

My First Moot

Heart-racing, palms sweating, mind spinning – does this sound familiar to you? No, I’m not describing the average guy before he confesses to his crush, I’m just describing what the average person feels like before he enters the room for his first moot. Mooting can be an overwhelming yet enriching (or so they say) experience,...
B.A. Mallal Moot 2017

B.A. Mallal Moot 2017

The annual B.A. Mallal Moot is one of Singapore’s oldest and most prestigious domestic mooting competitions, organized by the NUS Law Mooting and Debating Club (MDC). Proudly sponsored by Allen & Gledhill LLP, all semi-finalists were awarded A&G internships. The top 4 finalists and the best memorial submission also received attractive cash prizes. The Grand...
Dentons Rodyk Moots 2017

Dentons Rodyk Moots 2017

Every year, first years spend weeks and weeks preparing to “please the court”. After the culmination of this preparation, five outstanding mooters are chosen to go before real judges and practitioners to test their mettle. It is a display of linguistic mastery, intimate knowledge of the law, and if that isn’t enough, there’s free beer...
Advocacy Cup 2017

Advocacy Cup 2017

2017’s edition of the annual Advocacy Cup, sponsored once again by Drew & Napier, was the stuff out of thrillers. It involved drugs, betrayal, two forms of piracy (criminal conspiracy and pirate piracy), luxurious sailboats and copious usage of the word ‘Sayang’. And this year’s finalists duked it out like duelling captains from the days...
Gowling WLP IP Moot 2017

Gowling WLP IP Moot 2017

I’d always thought that Regina was just an ordinary name (think: Regina George from Mean Girls), but of course, that’s largely attributed to my atrocious knowledge of Latin.   The Moot Problem The finalists had to deal with two main issues; firstly, whether the application for the mark “REX & REGINA” filed by Pens ‘R’...
WongPartnership Arbitration Moot Finals 2017

WongPartnership Arbitration Moot Finals 2017

With the dreaded Y1 LARC moots coming up in less than a month, I thought it would be a pretty good idea to watch the WongP International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2017 Finals, in order to get a rough idea of what I’ll be getting myself into. And I get to write an article, which is...
B.A. Mallal Moots 2016

B.A. Mallal Moots 2016

It’s that time of the year for awesome reception food the intellectually-stimulating Mallal Moot Finals! Two months of intensive preparation ultimately boiled down to an exciting stand-off on the evening of 14th September, where our four finalists duelled to win this prestigious competition. A little background information: Proudly sponsored by Allen & Gledhill LLP, the...