China 2013-14


The inaugural National Rounds in China took place in Beijing from 2nd–4th
December, 2013. The competition was hosted by the Renmin University School of Law and was organised in association with the Asia-Pacific Institute of Law and the Civil Law and Commercial Law Legal Science Research Centre. It was generously supported by the Chang Jiang Civilian Education Foundation and the UNESCO Cluster Office in Beijing. Teams from some of the most prestigious law schools in China argued before panels of experienced practitioners and academics, including leading Chinese lawyers such as Ms Min He, legal counsel at Shell China Ltd., and Mr Tianning Ma, a partner at King & Wood Mallesons’, as well as international experts such as Professor Jacques DeLisle of the University of Pennsylvania. Shandong University emerged victorious as the overall winner of the competition after prevailing over the University of Political Science and Law in a head-to-head final.