Leiden Law Team scores at Telders International Law Moot Court Competition
The Leiden University Team became the runner-up at the finals of the 42nd Edition of the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, which was held at the International Court of Justice at 25 May.
ELTE Law School, Hungary, became winners of the final round in the compatition.
The Leiden team also obtained the Finalist Team Award, the Max Huber Award for Best Overall Score, and the Award for Best Memorial for the Respondent
The team members were: Ms. Melina Antoniadis, Mr. Jack Sproson, Mr. Matthew Herbert and Ms. Saskia Wolters.
Ms. Antoniadis and Mr. Sproson also won the Award for Best Oral Argumentation for the Applicant. The team was coached by Ms. Ine Van Damme and Ms. Verônica Hassler Benn.
About the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition
Every year in May, more than a hundred law students from all over Europe convene in The Hague, City of Peace and Justice, to compete in the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition.
This competition provides a valuable opportunity to improve legal writing and presentation skills, essential to young law students in their future professional career. The Telders Competition is the most prestigious of its kind in Europe. Through the competition, law students learn about the practical side of courtroom law and gain experience grounded in the principles of the rule of law, civil society and fair play.
The Telders International Law Moot Court Competition is open to all European university students who are currently enrolled in their bachelors or masters phase of their study.