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Bond University Wins Best International Mooter for the 2nd Year Running

Bond University mooter Ashleigh Light has won Best Oralist at the International Criminal Court Trial Competition in The Hague in February. This is the second year in a row that Bond has won this International speaking prize.

The competition was held in The Hague from the 14th-19th of February 2010. There were 18 universities competing from 14 different countries.

The International Criminal Court Trial Competition allows top law students from around the world to improve their knowledge of the ICC and its proceedings.

The ICC Trial Competition is unique as it focuses only on the ICC proceedings and the International Criminal Law. It has an advisor board consisting of Professors of International Law from around the world.

The Bond University team consisted of Ashleigh Light as Defence counsel, Daniel Ryan for the Prosecution, Hannah Maher as the Victims’ Counsel, Rowan Kendell as Researcher, Sarah Bond as Researcher and Senior Teaching Fellow Joseph Crowley as Coach.

Bond University was the only team besides Osgood Hall from Canada to win two out of the six awards available. Bond University took home Best Defence Counsel and Best Oralist.

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