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 2018 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 round-robin moot, followed by three knockout finals rounds. There will be a $1,500 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.


2018 Key Dates

Competition Dates: Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Monday 24 September 2018

Registration: Registration is not open yet. Registration details and the costs for participating in Moot will be sent to University contacts at the beginning of July. Registrations will close mid-July, and teams will be finalised by the end of August. Register your interest in the Moot HERE

Problem Released: Monday 6 August

Requests for Clarifications Due: Monday 27 August

Clarifications Made Available: Monday 3 September

Written Submissions (Both Sides) Due: Monday 10 September. The draw will be made available shortly thereafter.


2018 Competitor Resources

PROBLEM

The 2017 Moot problem can be found here. The Melbourne University Law Students' Society thanks the Honourable Justice James Edelman of the High Court for writing the problem.

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

RULES

The 2017 Competition Rules can be found here

SCORESHEET

To be confirmed.

GUIDEBOOK

The 2016 Guidebook can be found here.


Competition Ladder

The Competition Ladder will be made available here during the Competition.

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Grand Final

The Grand Final will be held on Monday 24 September 2018, 2:00PM at the High Court, in Melbourne (Level 17, 305 William Street).

Anyone is welcome to attend. 


Grand Final

If there are any issues or queries, please email <lss-competitions@unimelb.edu.au>.


Contact

Ken Kiat

Competitions Director (Internal)

lss-competitions@unimelb.edu.au

Karan Desai

Competitions Director (Internal)

lss-competitions@unimelb.edu.au

Nico Kunz

Competitions Director (External)

melbunilssexternalcompetitions@gmail.com