Archive for March, 2005

Winner of Inaugural LawAsia Moot Competition

The inaugural LAWASIA Moot Competition was held in Gold Coast, Australia. In its first year, the moot was open to teams from universities in LAWASIA Member countries. Seven teams travelled to the Gold Coast, and not without difficulties, such as troubles with visas and flight delays.

Teams came from the HuaZhong University of Science and Technology Law School (HUST), China; the University of Hong Kong; Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, India; Sri Lanka National Law College; the University of Malaya, Malaysia; International Islamic University of Malaysia; and the University of Western Australia.

The semifinalists in the inaugural ABA LAWASIA Moot were the University of Hong Kong, International Islamic University of Malaysia, the University of Malaya and the University of Western Australia.

From the semifinals, the University of Hong Kong team and the University of Western Australia team competed in the final.

The Finals judges, Justice Santosi Hegde, Justice Garry Downes and Judge Michael Rackemann unanimously decided that the winner of the Final was the University of Hong Kong, team coached by Dr. Hong Xue.

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