Students of School of Law represent Estonia at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington
Students of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Tartu defeated Tallinn University’s team at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition national round and advanced to the international round held in Washington from the 1st to 7th of April.
The winning team includes Hannah Swabey, Maarja Mae and Helery Maidlas and is coached by the Programme Director of International Law and Human Rights MA programme docent René Värk.
Read more about how the team prepared themselves for the competition from Hannah Swabey’s article in UT blog.
In the four qualifying rounds our team will compete against teams from USA, Croatia, India and Bangladesh.
We would like to thank the law firms COBALT, Rask, FORT and Derling, and the Estonian Bar Association for their financial support as well as for helping the team to prepare for the oral rounds.
The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world’s oldest, biggest and most prestigious moot court competition with participants from over 645 law schools in 95 countries. The final round of the competition is traditionally judged by the actual judges from the International Court of Justice.