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 Justice Geoffrey Nettle, The Honourable Michelle Gordon and The Honourable Stephen McLeish. 

The competition dates this year are Saturday 23, Sunday 24, and Monday 25 September. 

REGISTRATION DETAILS COMING SHORTLY

 

2017 Key Dates

Registration: Registration emails were sent to University contacts at the beginning of July. Registration closes July 14th. FInal team details are due July 31st. Invoices will be sent in August.

If you have not received the email, or need to arrange an extension of time, please contact Lydia at melbunilsscompetitions@gmail.com

Problem released: Monday 7th August

Requests for clarifications due: Monday 28th August

Clarifications made available: Monday 4th September

Written submissions (both sides) due: Monday 11th September (the draw will be made available shortly after)

 

Competitor Resources (2017 Competition)

PROBLEM

The 2016 problem can be uploaded shortly, after it has been emailed to teams by 11.59pm Monday August 7th. The Melbourne University Law Students' Society thanks the Honourable Justice James Edelman of the High Court for writing the problem.

RULES

The 2017 Competition Rules can be found here. If you have any queries about the rules, you can contact us at melbunilssgibbsmoot@gmail.com for clarification.

SCORESHEET

The 2017 Scoresheet will be uploaded shortly.

GUIDEBOOK

The 2017 Guidebook will be uploaded shortly.

 

Competitor Resources (2016 Competition)

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-gibbsmoot@lists.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 Round 4 is as follows: 
 

1. Team 9

2. Team 13

3. Team 2

4. Team 6

5. Team 12

6. Team 8

7. Team 10

8. Team 15

9. Team 11

10. Team 7

11. Team 5

12. Team 4

13. Team 16

14. Team 14

15. Team 1

 

Grand Final

The Grand Final will be held at 2:00pm in the High Court in Melbourne, Level 17, 305 William Street. 

Anyone is welcome to attend. 


Contact

Alana Perna

Vice President

lss-vicepresident@unimelb.edu.au

Ken Kiat

Competitions Director

lss-competitions@lists.unimelb.edu.au