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CUHK LAW excels in the 27th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Posted on 15 April, 2020

The CUHK LAW team performed with excellence in the 27th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Vienna moot) held virtually on 4-9 April 2020.

The virtual Vis Vienna moot attracted over 240 teams from top institutions around the world, including King’s College London, New York University, University of Heidelberg, etc. The CUHK LAW team mooted against the teams from Lithuania, Poland and Slovenia, and then defeated the teams from Czechia (former Czech Republic), Germany and Switzerland and advanced to the quarter final. In a fiercely contested quarter final, the CUHK LAW team was eliminated by West Bengal National University of Juridical Science from India, who went to win the championship of the competition.

The CUHK LAW team was proud to have received a number of awards, including the Honourable Mentions (top 10%) for their Memorandum for the Claimant and for their Memorandum for the Respondent, and two Honourable Mentions (top 10%) for advocacy (LAM Ka Long Patrick and LIU Tsz Yat).

The CUHK LAW team consisted of CHOI Ho Yin (LLB), FAN Yin Cheung Kasper (LLB), GONG Runtong (PCLL), LAI Wing Sum Winsome (LLB), LAM Ka Long Patrick (LLB), LEUNG Ching Hang Christie (LLB), LI Yunyi Lucy (JD), LIU Tsz Yat (LLB), LOO Fai Yang Ferdinand (PCLL), LUI Kiu Yu Donald (JD) and WONG Lap Yan Michelle (JD). The team was coached by Prof. Peter RHODES and supported by student coaches, CHAN Chun Hei Alex (PCLL), HO Ngai Sum Esther (PCLL) and LEE Yu Tung Sharon (LLB).

CUHK LAW congratulates the team for their remarkable achievements.