National High School Mooting Competition: 2024
The Faculty of Law at Bond University conducts one of Australia's most established high school mooting competitions. The National High School Mooting Competition brings together high school teams from across the country to moot in front of real judges, members of the legal profession and the academe.
The Faculty is excited to announce that the National High School Mooting Competition will be held in 2024. The preliminary rounds of the competition will be held online from Monday, 13 May 2024 to Friday, 17 May 2024.
The National Grand Final Day will be held on-campus at Bond University on Saturday, 1 June 2024.
The competition is wonderful opportunity for high school students to learn about the law and develop their research and advocacy skills.
This year the competition will be capped at 70 teams, and registrations will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Please note that registrations will also be limited to one team per school (or, if the school has more than one campus, one team per campus).
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- The competition is open to Year 11 and Year 12 students. Year 10 students may perform the role of Instructing Solicitor.
- The competition is suited to students considering law as a career, or the study of law within a combined degree program.
- Information on school registrations will be distributed in January 2024. Further details and the National High School Mooting Competition Rules will also be released at the time.
- The preliminary rounds of the competition will be held virtually over a week using a video-conferencing platform.
- All participants and teachers and/or coaches will need to be available at the scheduled time to participate.
- The National Grand Final Day will be held on-campus at Bond University on the Gold Coast.
- The top eight teams nationally, as determined in accordance with the rules, will be invited to participate in the National Grand Final Day at Bond University. (NB: Depending on the quality of the moots there may be more or less than eight teams).
- All participants of the teams who progress to the National Grand Final Day and who reside outside of the Southeast Queensland and Northern New South Wales geographical areas will be flown to the National Grand Final Day. Bond will fund the cost of three team members and one teacher from each team.
- A moot coaching masterclass webinar will be offered to teachers/coaches free of charge as part of their professional development.
- A mooting masterclass will also be held free of charge for all participating students.
- This year the competition will be capped at 70 teams, and registration will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- Registrations will also be limited to one team per school (or, if the school has more than one campus, one team per campus).
Please do not hesitate to forward any queries you may have regarding the competition to us via email at [email protected]
- Nadia Singh, Engagement Manager, Faculty of Law - (07) 5595-2067.
- Lindsay Gouldthorpe, Events Coordinator, Bond University - (07) 5595-5034.