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The Times/2TG Moot is open for entries


Last year’s runners-up, Edward Langley and Ioana Burtea, with the winners, Poppy Rimington-Pounder and Katherine Legh, and the competition judges, Lord Justice Jackson, Sir John Laws and Lady Justice GlosterThe art of persuasive and concise oral advocacy is critical to each barrister at our chambers — from our pupils to our most senior silk. Mooting and debating competitions, in which the skills of prospective applicants are on display, help us to identify future pupils and, eventually, fellow tenants. However, we realised several years ago that many competitions were limited to a small pool of prospective candidates and posed economic barriers to entry. To solve this problem and to further our chambers’ commitment to social mobility, we joined forces with The Times to create The Times 2TG Moot — a competition that is accessible to all students in the UK in tertiary education. There is no restriction on the number of teams (of two individuals)…


Source: The Times May 22, 2019 23:02 UTC



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