International Moot (LAWS5189)


This unit of study will involve participation in one of three international moots, which in 2015 will be the Jessup Moot, the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and Tokyo Negotiation and Arbitration Competition . There will be a competitive selection process for enrolment in this 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.

Further unit of study information


There are no formal classes scheduled for this unit.


Course participation, general participation and preparation as required (15%), research and writing of memorials (35%), preparation and participation in mooting rounds and competitions (50%). Assessment may vary across individual moots.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

LAWS1018 or LAWS1023 or LAWS5005


LAWS3035 or LAWS3093 or LAWS3489

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.