Committee

Melbourne University Law Students' Society

Competition Details

Melbourne University Law Students' Society (MULSS), in collaboration with the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (AACL) and the Australian Government Solicitor (AGS), will be hosting the 2017 Sir Harry Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot. This high calibre moot brings together Australia's best constitutional law mooters to compete in Melbourne. 

The competition is structured as a four moot round-robin, followed by three knockout finals rounds. There will be a $1500 prize for the winning team, and a $500 prize for the second placed team. There will also be a cocktail party and a gala dinner for all competitors.

All moots, other than the Grand Final, will be held at Melbourne Law School. The Grand Final will be hosted at the High Court in Melbourne, presided over by The Honourable William Gummow and The Honourable Susan Crennan. This year's problem has been written by The Honourable Stephen Gageler. 

The competition dates this year are Saturday 24, Sunday 25 and Monday 26 September. 

 

Competitor Resources

PROBLEM
The 2016 problem can be found here. The Melbourne University Law Students' Society thanks Justice Stephen Gageler of the High Court for writing the problem. 
RULES

The 2016 Competition Rules can be found here. If you have any queries about the rules, you can contact us at lss-competitions@unimelb.edu.au for clarification.

SCORESHEET

The 2016 Scoresheet can be found here

GUIDEBOOK

The 2016 Guidebook can be found here

 

Contact

For any queries about the competition, email lss-competitions@unimelb.edu.au or contact Alana on 0431 129 669. 

 

Competition Ladder

The Competition Ladder after the rounds is as follows: 
 

1. Australian National University

2. University of New South Wales

3. University of Melbourne

4. Monash University

5. La Trobe University

6. University of Queensland

7. University of Sydney

8. Murdoch University

9. Bond University

10. University of Western Australia

11. University of Tasmania

12. Macquarie University

13. University of Technology Sydney

14. Griffith University

15. Deakin University

16. University of Wollongong

17. University of Canberra

18. Flinders University

19. University of South Australia

 

Grand Final

The Grand Final will be held at 2:00pm in the High Court in Melbourne, Level 17, 305 William Street. The Hon William Gummow, The Hon Susan Crennan and The Hon Ian Callinan will preside.

Anyone is welcome to attend. 


Contact

Alana Perna

Competitions Director

lss-competitions@lists.unimelb.edu.au

Lydia Holt

Competitions Director

lss-competitions@lists.unimelb.edu.au

Jacinta Cox

Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot Officer

lss-gibbsmoot@lists.unimelb.edu.au

David Vuong

Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot Officer

lss-gibbsmoot@lists.unimelb.edu.au

Matthew Caldow

Gibbs Constitutional Law Moot Officer

lss-gibbsmoot@lists.unimelb.edu.au