2 years ago

22 May, 2016


Organised by:
UNSW Law Society

The Australian Law Students Association conference is the premier summit for law students across Australia. This year, the conference will be held in Hobart between 4-10 July. As part of the conference, a number of competitions will also be held. We are currently seeking applications for students to be part of these teams.

Registration for the competition is $900. Successful applicants will be given a subsidy of $700. You will have to pay the balance of $200. You will also be given a flights subsidy of $150.

The competitions available are:
ALSA Witness Examination Competition - Competitors will have to examine and cross-examine witnesses to advance their case. For more information, and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/154aMPA4rUlBAdbiewn8336Ss9O7T_zRv9MPKXd3Tn0M/viewform?c=0&w=1

ALSA Negotiations Competition - Competitors will be given a fictional scenario, along with confidential information. They will have to negotiate with another to attempt to reach a settled outcome. For more information, and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1sXkL6k8dfyGGg5ERx7PCCyXSJGAqU8albZcpsQ7SrxI/closedform

ALSA Paper Presentation Competition - In this competition, a student will prepare a substantial piece of writing and present it to a panel of judges. They will question the student on their work and assess the quality of their paper. For more information and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1LmBsxW9SwYUe3blFJ_ZtbNk4Wx2X8dQKy2ZCrm5EcAk/viewform?c=0&w=1

ALSA Client Interviewing Competition - For this competition, students will have to interview a 'client' who is seeking legal advice. For more information and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/180V94soM5CdLCDZQCQFLP4rgBXdShcqjmRrOsluYD74/closedform

ALSA Championship Moot - This is one of the most prestigious national mooting competitions. The problem question may be drawn from a range of areas. For more information and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ga0b6XYFkxEJaftSe3w1HJcl6zXhEJtCGw8ipxbcTbM/viewform

ALSA IHL Moot - The IHL moot is sponsored by the Red Cross and focuses on issues of international humanitarian law. For more information and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13rDhmTM3kCunWdQGscJT5uL8UZ2lVjrFecdIsmCwhdA/viewform

Student Judge - UNSW LawSoc will also send a student to judge these competitions. They must be familiar with both mooting and skills competitions. For more information and to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12bzGnLBbSKOce9Oo0x-oiODtLjPgj24-aivQq31mJbc/viewform?c=0&w=1

For more information, please contact Patrick for skills competitions (skills@unswlawsoc.org) or Chris for mooting (external.mooting@unswlawsoc.org)

Good luck!