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Timeline: The Victor's Moot 2024

9th April
Registrations Open
13th May
Release of Moot Problem
10th June
Registrations Close
24th June
Deadline to Submit Clarifications
8th July
Answers to Clarifications
5th August
Written Submissions Due
2nd & 3rd September
Oral Rounds

What is The Victor's Moot?

Also known as the H V Perera QC Memorial Moot Competition, The Victor’s Moot is Sri Lanka’s First International Commercial Arbitration Moot organized by the Moot Society of Sri Lanka Law College. Through head-to-head competition among teams from around the world, The Victor’s Moot aspires to promote Arbitration as an effective method of Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as an ideal platform to discuss the timely developments in the field of International Commercial Arbitration.

What are the benefits of taking part In The Victor’s Moot?

  • It is an ideal platform for Law Students to familiarize themselves in the field of International Commercial Arbitration, which is a trending topic in the Legal Sphere.

  • It provides an opportunity for participants to be integrated into international networks while simultaneously receiving international exposure by competing and connecting with fellow peers from around the world.

  • It also provides an opportunity to be judged by a panel of Arbitrators consisting of internationally renowned, eminent professionals in the field.

Who is eligible to register a team for the Moot?

Every law school is eligible and the competition is open to teams composed of students:

  • Enrolled in either, an Undergraduate Programme in law or equivalent professional qualification at a University or other institution
  • Who have not received their Undergraduate qualification or any other professional qualification in the legal field (Attorney at law, Barristers, solicitors, etc.)

How many members can a team comprise of?

There shall only be one team representing their respective university and each team shall consist of a minimum of 2 members and a maximum of 4 members.

How will the competition be held?

All rounds of the competition shall be conducted virtually by way of video conferencing through a video conferencing platform.

How many rounds are scheduled for this year’s competition?

The competition will comprise of two preliminary rounds, one semi-final round and one final round of arguments. Depending on the number of teams that apply, the organizers reserve the right to hold an additional quarter final round.

When will the Moot Problem be released?

This will be notified in due course

How much is the Registration Fee?

The Registration Fees for teams taking part in the Victor’s Moot will be notified in due course

How do we make the payments?

  • Sri Lankan teams via bank deposit
“Moot Society of Srilanka Law College”
A/C Number – 1000066454
Bank – Commercial bank of Ceylon PLC
Branch – Hulftsdorp Branch

  • Registration for teams outside Sri Lanka
“Moot Society of Srilanka Law College”
Bank – Commercial bank of Ceylon PLC
Branch – Hulftsdorp Branch
Swift code – CCEYLKLX
Bank code – 7056
Branch code – 0232
A/C Number – 1000066454

How do I receive Victor’s Moot updates?

You can follow our social media platforms to receive instant updates regarding Victor’s Moot 2024. The website will also be up to date with all the information regarding the competition.

The Moot Problem

Competition Rules