International Moot (LAWS5189)


This unit of study will involve participation in one of three international moots, which in 2016 will be the Jessup Moot, the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and the Tokyo Negotiation and Arbitration Competition. There will be a competitive selection process for enrolment in the course. For all moots, students will work as a team preparing written memorials and oral argument on a set problem as required by each moot.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


There are no formal classes scheduled for this unit.


For the Tokyo Negotiation and Arbitration Competition: Course participation, general participation and preparation as required (15%), research and writing of memorials (35%), preparation and participation in mooting rounds and competitions (50%). For the Jessup Moot and Vis Moot, students are assessed generally on their contribution to the research for and drafting of the written memorials, team work, oral skills, and preparation and participation in the mooting rounds and competitions.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


LAWS1018 or LAWS1023 or LAWS5005


LAWS3035 or LAWS3093 or LAWS3489

Additional Information

Enrolment in this unit of study will be by special application, and will be based on competitve selection in accordance with the rules of the individual competition.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.