The 6th annual International Rounds in Oxford of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition took place from 9 – 12 April, 2013. It was the largest and most international edition of the Price Moot since its beginning, with 40 teams from 27 countries, many of them at their first participation like Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Trinidad & Tobago. As the competition is becoming increasingly global, this edition saw an unprecedented number of teams coming to Oxford after qualifying in the various Regional Rounds, and also a growing number of teams from other areas, like Africa, where Regional Rounds are being launched soon.
This year’s case was centred on social network websites, journalists’ liability, freedom of assembly and protection of public order, and a number of side events were organised to complement the competition and reinforce the participants’ skills and information on these topics. The side events included a seminar on Comparative Perspectives on New Media, Freedom of Expression and Public Order that brought together an international panel of four speakers from Nigeria, Egypt, China and Kenya to discuss the Moot problem of this year and demonstrate how current and practical the issues at stake are by presenting case studies that really happened in their Countries of origin; and a workshop on Securing Freedom of Expression through the UN Human Rights Special Procedures, coorganised with the Media Legal Defence Initiative and Garden Court Chambers, which offered a chance to practically engage with the functioning of the UN human rights machinery to defend freedom of expression.
The International Rounds concluded with a thrilling final before an impressive bench that included Justice Andras Sajo of the European Court of Human Rights and Justice Elsie Thompson Nwanwuri of the African Court of Human and People’s Rights among others, and eventually saw the team from National Law University, Delhi, India, prevailing by small margin over Regent University School of Law, USA, to become the new champions.
National Law University, Delhi, India
Regent University School of Law, USA
Semi-Finalists (in alphabetical order):
Singapore Management University, Singapore
Southwestern Law School, USA
Quarter Finalists (in alphabetical order):
Brooklyn Law School, USA
Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad and Tobago
National Law School of India, Bangalore, India
Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Octa Finalists (in alphabetical order):
Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, USA
China University of Political Science and Law, China
Jindal Global Law School, India
Renmin University, China
University of Cambridge, UK
University of Nis, Serbia
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Vilnius University, Lithuania
1. Mr John Jessup, University of Oxford, UK
2. Mr Harshad Pathak, National Law University, Delhi, India
3. Ms Medha Vikram, National Law University, Delhi, India
4. Mr Yi Siong Sui, Singapore Management University, Singapore
5. Ms Brittany McGrath, Brooklyn Law School, USA
6. Ms Laurel Mason, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, USA
7. Ms Misha Chandna, National Law School of India, Bangalore, India
8 ex aequo. Ms Julia Cruz, Universidad de Sao Paulo, Brazil
8 ex aequo. Mr Albert Chang, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, USA
10. Mr Surrailly Youssef, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Best Oralist in the Final:
Ms Medha Vikram, National Law University, Delhi, India
Best Memorials (ex aequo):
University of Nis, Serbia
Southwestern Law School, USA
Best Memorial – Runner-up:
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Other Participating Teams:
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Ain Shams University, Egypt
Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya
Communication University of China, China
Ghent University, Belgium
Ilia State University, Georgia
Kaplan Law School, UK
Kenyatta University, Kenya
Lagos State University, Nigeria
Lahore University of Management Studies, Pakistan
Moi University, Kenya
National University of Kyiv- Mohyla Academy, Ukraine
Niger Delta University, Nigeria
North West University, South Africa
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Regent University School of Law, USA
Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
University of Oxford, UK
University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
University of Zagreb, Croatia
Final Round Judges
MR DESMOND BROWNE QC is joint Head of Chambers at 5RB. He has provided representation in many seminal media law cases including MGN v Naomi Campbell and Berezovsky v Forbes. He read law at New College, Oxford, and has practised media law for forty years.
MR DAVID McCRAW is Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at The New York Times and was previously Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at the New York Daily News. He previously served as a litigation associate at Clifford Chance and Rogers & Wells. Mr McCraw is an Adjunct Professor at the NYU School of Law.
MR PETER REES QC is the Legal Director of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. He holds an MA from the University of Cambridge, having read law at Downing College, and an MBA from Nottingham Trent University. He collaborates with Professor Adrian Briggs (St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford) in producing the legal textbook ‘Civil Jurisdiction & Judgments’, is a Fellow of the CIArb, a Member of the Governing Body of the ICC Court of Arbitration and a Member of the Court of the LCIA.
JUSTICE ANDRAS SAJO has been a Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since February 2008. Prior to this position, he was Professor at the Chair of Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University (Budapest) and notably served as Legal Counsellor to the President of Hungary and on the Board of Directors of the Open Society Justice Initiative of New York.
MS GUNJAN SHAH is a partner with Amarchand Mangaldas in Delhi. She graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and completed her BCL from the University of Oxford.
JUSTICE ELSIE THOMPSON NWANWURI was elected to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in 2010. She was a serving Judge of the High Court of Rivers State Nigeria. She is called to the English and the Nigerian bar and received an LLB Honours degree from the Queen Mary College University of London. Prior to her appointment as a High Court Judge, she was in active private legal practice and has notably served in the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) where she held several posts including Regional Vice President for Africa.
JUDGE WILLEM KORTHALS ALTES has been a Judge in The Netherlands since 1995 and is currently a Senior Judge in the Criminal Law Division of the Rechtbank of Amsterdam. He is also a Visiting Professor at the New York Law School’s Media Center and holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam.
DR SABAH JUMAAH AL BAWI is General Manager of the legal directorate at Iraqi parliament and former law teacher at Salahaddin University in Iraq. He has been extremely dynamic and instrumental for the successful mobilization of journalists and civil society activists around issues relating to freedom of expression and human rights in Iraq.
MS CATHERINE ANITE is an advocate and the Chief Legal Officer at Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda, an NGO that defends and promotes freedom of expression, information and media rights. She is a member of the Human Rights pool of lawyers for the Great Lakes Region. She holds an LLB from Makerere University Uganda.
MR KEITH ASHBY is Head of Dispute Resolution at the leading media and entertainment firm, Sheridans. Keith represents high profile individuals and organizations in defamation and privacy disputes and is a solicitor to the Press Complaints Commission. Judges joining Google in 2011, he served as a Senior Litigation Counsel at Nokia, and as a Senior Associate in the IP Litigation Department of Londonbased IP Specialists, Bristows.
MR CLIVE BALDWIN is the Senior Legal Advisor for the legal and policy office of Human Rights Watch. Prior to 2007, Clive practiced law with the human rights law firm, Bindman and Partners, worked on European human rights litigation at the AIRE Centre and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Kosovo, and served as the head of advocacy for Minority Rights Group International.
PROFESSOR IDO BAUM is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Interdisciplinary Law and Media Program at the College of Management – Haim Striks School of Law, in Israel. He specializes in procedural law, corporate law and media law. Professor Baum is also the legal commentator of the prestigious Israeli newspapers Haaretz and The Marker.
DR ENRICO BONADIO holds a JD from Pisa Law School and a PhD from the University of Florence. He currently lectures in Intellectual Property and EU law at City University London (City Law School) and serves as a Visiting Professor at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (France), Université Catholique de Lyon (France) and University of Turku (Finland). He has been admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of England and Wales and practiced for several years at international law firms.
MR IAN BURTON is a Central Litigation Counsel at Google, working on general litigation matters in EMEA and APAC. Prior to joining Google in 2011, he served as a Senior Litigation Counsel at Nokia, and as a Senior Associate in the IP Litigation Department of Londonbased IP Specialists, Bristows.
DR DAMIAN CARNEY is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth and holds a PhD from the University of Sheffield and a law degree from the LSE. He specializes in teaching journalists media law and is currently writing a monograph on the use of anonymous sources by journalists.
MR JASON CHESS read English Literature and subsequently Theology and Palaeography at University College Oxford. He is head of the betting and gaming practice at Wiggin LLP, a specialist media and technology law firm, and represents some of the largest electronic gambling businesses worldwide. He is widely published in industry publications and periodicals and lectures on electronic gambling law and regulation in conferences and seminars worldwide.
MR NEVILLE CORDELL is a Partner at Allen & Overy LLP where he specialises in IP and media litigation and acted in the first ‘Napster’ copyright infringement case in the UK. He holds an LLM with distinction in Intellectual Property and Media Law from Kings College, London.
DR RACHAEL CRAUFURD SMITH is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, specialising in media, the regulation of culture and European Union law. She was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, is a qualified solicitor and has worked in the International and Policy and Planning Departments of the BBC.
MR VUK CUCIC is working at the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade. He coached the Belgrade Law Faculty team for the Price Moot Court Competition for two years, including in 2011, when the team was the overall winner of the competition. He now organizes the South East Europe Regional Rounds of the Price Moot Court Competition.
PROFESSOR LIU DELIANG is the Founder and Director of the Asia- Pacific Institute for Cyber-law Studies. He is a Professor at the Law School of Beijing Normal University, and researcher at Internet Legal Research Center of Peking University. Among other positions, he has notably served as China’s chief legal expert in China-US Cybersecurity Cooperation Dialogue. Liu advised legislations on cyber, e-commerce and informationization in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong. His major publications include Protection of Property Rights in Personal Information (2007).
MR NICK DE MARCO is a barrister at Blackstone Chambers and has been practising for over 10 years. Nick is recognised as a leading junior barrister in sports law, as well as highly ranked in employment and media law. He also sits as an Arbitrator for various sports bodies.
DR ERWIN DOTZAUER STRAMPFER holds a LLM in Constitutional Law and PhD in Economic and Corporate law, both from UASB University, Bolivia. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law at UNIFRANZ University and has been a Reader of Information & Communications Technology Law since 2003. As a past fellow of the Robert S. McNamara Doctoral Fellowships Program (World Bank), he was also awarded the Bolivian National Legal Research Award 2008 by AABIJUVA.
MR KORIEH DUODU is a barrister and partner with David Price Solicitors and Advocates, and was previously an in-house lawyer at Guardian Newspapers. He specialises in defamation, privacy, copyright, passing off, as well as media-related commercial and contractual matters. He is the co-author of Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, Defamation Law Procedure and Practice and Entertainment Litigation.
MR ROGER ENOCK is head of dispute resolution and insurance recovery practices of the London office of Covington & Burling and is a specialist in litigation and arbitration. He was formerly a partner at Freshfields.
DR NAZILA GHANEA teaches international human rights law at the University of Oxford and was the founding editor of the International Journal of Religion and Human Rights. Her research spans freedom of religion or belief, freedom of expression, women’s rights, minority rights and human rights in the Middle East.
DR GE CHEN is a Research Associate in Intellectual Property and Global Regulation at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) and Wolfson College of the University of Cambridge. He wrote his Dr iur. thesis at the Institute for International Law and European Law at the George-August Universität Göttingen. He has also provided legal consulting service to both Chinese and German governments in a variety of China-EU-related legal projects over the past few years.
MR DOUGLAS GICHUKI is a Fellow at the Centre of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law and a lecturer at Strathmore Law School in Kenya. Douglas holds an LLB degree from Catholic University of Eastern Africa and an LLM in Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Internet Law from the Norwich Law School Of the University of East Anglia. He holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
DR LIEVE GIES is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leicester. She is currently researching how human rights law is portrayed in the media, focusing specifically on press treatment of the Human Rights Act.
MR WILL GORE has been Deputy Managing Editor of the Independent, Independent on Sunday and London Evening Standard since October 2011. His primary role concerns journalistic standards, ethics and compliance. Prior to working for the newspapers, he was Assistant Director, then Director of External & Public Affairs at the Press Complaints Commission. He is co-author of The self-regulation handbook (ed. Miklos Haraszti, OSCE), various journal papers and writes at independent.co.uk about media regulation.
DR JAMES GOUDKAMP is Fellow and Tutor in Law at Balliol College, Oxford, and University Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. James’s research interests lie primarily in the law of obligations, especially tort law.
MR BARIS GUNAYDIN graduated from Ankara University Law Faculty, Turkey. He is working as a Research Assistant in Anadolu University Communication Sciences Faculty Department of Journalism. He has several papers and articles submitted to and published in national and international meetings and periodicals. His PhD thesis deals with internet law and freedom of speech.
MR DAVE HELLER is a lawyer with the Media Law Resource Center in New York. He regularly advises U.S. and foreign journalists and authors on issues related to libel, privacy and related law. He is the editor of MLRC’s Media Law Letter, the leading professional publication for media defense lawyers in the United States. He was a founding member of the International Media Lawyers Association and has been a guest lecturer at the Media Law Advocates Programme.
MR GEORGE HWANG is an intellectual property and media lawyer in Singapore. He has just founded his own “heart-centered” firm, George Hwang LL.C. George is currently writing the inaugural volume of Media Law for the Halsbury’s of Singapore.
MS NANI JANSEN is Senior Legal Counsel at the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), where she oversees litigation in various national jurisdictions, as well as international courts and human rights tribunals. Nani is a qualified lawyer and holds law degrees from the University of Amsterdam and Columbia Law School in New York.
MR HOWARD JOHNSON is a Senior Lecturer in Law and Co-ordinating Editor of Communications Law and Joint Editor of OUP media law statutes. He has taught Media Law at Cardiff Law School and Bangor Law School and law for journalism at Cardiff School of Journalism and is working on a text, cases and materials book on media law.
MR UMARU KOROMA graduated form University of Sierra Leone (BA HONS, LLB HONS). He is barrister at law, ıa member of the Sierra Leone Bar Associationıand works for the Society for Democratic Initiatives ( a human rights institution working on freedom of information, child rights and gender issues in Sierra Leone) as a legal officer engage in the protection of the rights of women and children. He is a founding participant at the Monroe E Price Moot.
PROFESSOR MORRIS LIPSON is Senior Legal Advisor at the Media Program of the Open Society Foundations, and, additionally, consults on strategic grant-making. He is a former Director of the Sigrid Rausing Trust, and has worked as a litigator both before the UN Human Rights Committee and in the United States for the American Civil Liberties Union. Prior to his legal work, he was a Professor of Philosophy at Reed College. He has a PhD in philosophy (UC Berkeley) and a JD (Yale Law School).
MS LATOYA LIVINGSTON, serves as a Senior Attorney and the Earle K. Moore Fellow at the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council and as a legal journalist for BroadbandandSocialJustice.org. Her work focuses on filing legal briefs with the Federal Communications Commission and the federal courts and meeting with politicians, government personnel, and industry executives. Previously, she worked with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. She studied law at University of Massachusetts and at the Oxford University.
PROFESSOR LAURENCE LUSTGARTEN is an Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. He was formerly Professor of Law at the University of Southampton; and Commissioner, IPCC. He has authored or co-authored a variety of books on national security, policing, and racial discrimination.
MR KAVEH MOUSSAVI is an Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS), University of Oxford, Kaveh Moussavi was called to the Bar in Tehran in 1978. He studied at the Universities of London, Leeds and Oxford and between 2003 and 2009, served as Head of Public Interest Law and Policy Programme of CSLS.
MS REBECCA MURTHA is a lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, specialising in defamation and media law. She also advises clients on crisis and reputation management issues.
MR PETER NOORLANDER is a lawyer who specialises in media law and human rights. Peter is currently Chief Executive of the Media Legal Defence Initiative (www.mediadefence.org), a Londonbased NGO that provides legal aid to journalists, bloggers and independent media.
MS NICOLA NAMDJOU is a media and civil liberties lawyer. She studied law at the London School of Economics, has worked as a litigation solicitor in private practice, as in-house editorial lawyer at Guardian News and Media and has provided regular pre-publication advice for media organisations.
MS ELIZABETH ONYANGO works with the International Law Institute – African Centre for Legal Excellence as Deputy Chief of Party of a civil legal reform project in Lesotho. She holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex and an LLB from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is currently pursuing a Harvard University online edx course on copyright law.
MS ADRIENNE PAGE QC is a specialist in defamation, privacy and media law at 5RB, where she was joint head of chambers for eight years until 2011.
DR AMIR PAZ-FUCHS is a Senior Lecturer at Ono Academic College Law Faculty in Israel. His main areas of teaching and interest are law and social policy, labour law and industrial relations, and privatization. From 2006 to 2011 he headed the Social Contract Revisited programme run by the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society. During the 2012-13 academic year he is a visiting scholar at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and at Wolfson College, Oxford.
DR PETER PETKOFF is a Law Lecturer at the Brunel Law School, West London. He is also a Director of the Religion, Law and International Relations Programme at Regent’s Park College, Oxford, a Managing Editor of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion and a legal consultant on media freedom and freedom of expression for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
MS NATALIYA I.PETROVA is a Ukrainian media law expert with extensive litigation experience and three winning cases before ECHR. She teaches media law at the University Kyiv Mohyla Academy and works as Deputy Director for USAID funded judiciary reform project. She authored a text book on media law and a number of publications on freedom of expression, privacy protection, legal profession guarantees, fair trial issues etc.
MS GILL PHILLIPS is Director of Editorial Legal Services for Guardian News & Media. She qualified in 1984 and joined the BBC as an in-house lawyer in 1987, later working for News Group Newspapers and Times Newspapers. She also sits as a parttime Employment Tribunal Judge.
PROFESSOR ORESTE POLLICINO is an Associate Professor in Comparative Public Law, Bocconi University. He holds a post-doc in Comparative public law Bocconi University, a PhD in Constitutional Law from State University of Milan and a LLM in Europeanlaw from the College of Europe, Bruges.
MR JACOB ROWBOTTOM is CUF Lecturer in Law at University College, Oxford. He is also the author of Democracy Distorted (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
MR BRATIN ROY is Litigation Counsel at Google in London. Prior to joining Google in 2011, he was an IP litigator in private practice.
MR AKASH SACHDEVA is a Partner in the IP department of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. Akash qualified as a barrister at the Chambers of Christopher Floyd QC and has specialised in all aspects of intellectual property litigation for over 14 years.
MS SMITA SHAH is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers. She has a specialist practice in International human rights and humanitarian law. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Cambridge University in 2011 and holds a Masters in Human Rights from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and an LLM in International and Comparative Law from Columbia University, New York.
MS SEOW SI CHIN is Regional Counsel for Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, based out of Singapore and is a member of the Anti-Piracy and Regulatory Committee, Cable and Satellite Broadcasters Association, Asia. She graduated from the University of Malaya and received her Masters in Law (Information Technology and Internet Law) from Queen Mary, University of London. She has been admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, and practised banking and corporate law for several years before shifting her focus to technology, telecomunications, broadcast and television.
PROFESSOR BEN SIHANYA is a legal scholar, public intellectual, researcher and consultant with expertise in intellectual property and constitutionalism, especially copyright and presidential law. He is founder and CEO of Innovative Lawyering (IL) and Sihanya Mentoring (SM), a legal consulting and mentoring practice in Nairobi. Among other positions, Sihanya is also Chair of Kenya’s Copyright Tribunal, and a former member of the Kenya Copyright Board.
MR ALEXANDER THAVENOT is a Supervising Associate in the Financial Markets Litigation team at Simmons & Simmons LLP, and advises on a wide range of commercial disputes, both before the English Courts and in international arbitration. He has previously spent three months on secondment to the Court of Appeal as a Judicial Assistant, and six months on secondment to the litigation team at Barclays Capital.
MS DIVYA VENUGOPAL works at Slaughter and May in London. She graduated from NALSAR, University of Law in Hyderabad and holds a Masters in Law from the London School of Economics.
PROFESSOR DIRK VOORHOOF teaches media law, copyright law and journalism ethics at Ghent University and he is a guest lecturer at Copenhagen University. He has also been lecturing in the Media Lawyers Advocate Programme at the University of Oxford, he is a member of the Flemish Media Regulator and he is the supervisor of a research-project on freedom of expression and chilling effect (2011-2014). Together with P. Valcke he published a handbook on media law : Handboek Mediarecht, Larcier, Brussels, 2011.
PROFESSOR IAN WALDEN is Professor of Information and Communications law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. His publications include Media Law and Practice (2009). Ian is a solicitor and Of Counsel to Baker & McKenzie and is currently a member of the Press Complaints Commission.
MR ALLEN (JUN) WANG is the senior partner of Yingke Law Firm, one of the largest Chinese law firms with over 20 offices across China and 12 offices abroad. Chambers & Partners has nominated him as the leading lawyer of TMT, especially in media and entertainment area (year 2013). He was also the legal counsel for the second Beijing International Film Festival.
MR MARK WARBY QC has practised media law for 30 years and is Joint Head of Chambers at 5RB. He has represented media outlets and claimants in numerous high-profile libel and privacy cases in the UK and is an editor of the leading privacy law textbook.
MR CHRIS WATSON is a Partner in CMS Cameron McKenna’s technology and litigation practice and Head of the TMT sector group. Chris advises on all aspects of international and domestic communications, media, and technology, particularly in the areas of where competition and regulation overlap and on EU law arising in crossborder and complex telecomm – unications transactions. He also has extensive experience in other regulated network sectors such as postal and other utilities.
DR MICHAEL WIENER works in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. He was also one of the experts who participated in the consultations that drafted the Camden Principles on Freedom of Expression and Equality. His research interests include freedom of religion or belief, freedom of expression, and the prohibition of incitement to national, racial or religious hatred. Currently he is also a Visiting Fellow of Kellogg College, University of Oxford.
MS LOIS COLE WILSON is a barrister at 1 Gray’s Inn Square. She has developed a specialist media and information law practice with a particular interest in defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, freedom of expression, contempt of court, trademark and copyright law. She regularly gives pre-publication advice to The Times and The Sunday Times, as well as to various professional and lay clients.
MR GAUTAM BHATIA is reading for the MPhil in Law at Balliol College, University of Oxford, on a Rhodes scholarship. He is a graduate of the National Law School of India University. He was a quarter-finalist at the International Rounds of the Jessup competition in 2010, and one of the recipients of the Evans, Baxter and Dillard awards.
MS MEGHAN CAMPBELL is studying for a DPhil in International Human Rights Law, examining the scope of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women to account for gendered poverty. She holds an LLM from the University of Edinburgh and previously worked as a criminal prosecutor.
MR JERMAINE O. CASE is currently reading for his LL.M at St. Catherine’s College, University of Cambridge in -International Law. He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and has participated in the Philip C. Jessup Moot, the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot (semifinalist) and the World Human Rights Moot, Pretoria (second best advocate and winners).
MR CHINTAN CHANDRACHUD is reading for the MPhil in Law at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford on two scholarships. He holds a BCL with distinction from the University of Oxford and an LLB from the Government Law College, Mumbai. He has has worked as a trainee with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India.
MR CIARAN CROWLEY is currently studying for the BCL at Oriel College, University of Oxford with a focus on jurisprudence and tax.
MR RICHARD DANBURY is studying for a DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford. Previously he was a BBC television journalist for 10 years and practised as a barrister, specialising in criminal law.
MR VLADISLAV DJANIC is studying for an LL.M. at the London School of Economics and Political Science, specializing in public international law. He was a participant in numerous moot competitions as a student, including Jessup, Vis, Telders and the FDI Moot.
MR ERIK LABELLE EASTAUGH is a DPhil candidate in Law at Oxford, a barrister with CazaSaikaley LLP in Ottawa (Canada), and was coach of the Oxford Jessup team in 2012. In 2009-2010 he clerked for Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada. He holds degrees in both common law and civil law from the University of Ottawa, for which he competed in both the Vis and Jessup moots.
MR JULIAN ENSBEY is reading for the BCL at Balliol College, Oxford and was a member of the winning team (University of Queensland) at the 2005 Jessup International Rounds.
MS CLARA FELICIATI holds civil law and common law degrees (BCL/LLB) from McGill University, an LLM in Human Rights from King’s College London, and is currently reading for a DPhil in International Human Rights Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford. She is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor with the Law Society of Upper Canada.MR MAX HARRIS is a Rhodes Scholar reading for the BCL at Balliol College, Oxford.
MS LAURA HILLY is pursuing a D Phil in Human Rights Law at Magdalen College, Oxford and works as an editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog.
MS JESSICA HOWLEY is a Rhodes Scholar reading for a D Phil in International Law at Magdalen College, Oxford and previously coached teams for the Jessup moot.
MR MARKO IVANOVI is pursuing an LLB from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of law. Marko was a member of the Price moot team for the University of Belgrade as a speaker in 2011-2012 and was the best ranked oralist in the team. He was a team member and administrator of the Jessup moot team for the University of Belgrade in 2012-2013.
MR PAVEL KOROTKOV is currently pursuing an LL.M. from University College London (UCL), specialising in Intellectual Property and Company Law. He holds a bachelor’s in law with honours from Moscow State University (MSU) and worked as a Legal Counsel in Baker Tilly. He has experience of participating in Willem C. Vis Moot.
MR DUWAYNE LAWRENCE is an attorney-at-law who has practiced in the area of commercial litigation in Jamaica. He is currently pursuing an LL.M. in International Business Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science on a Chevening Scholarship. He has participated in a number of mooting competitions including the ELSA mooting competition on WTO law, where he was awarded the prize of Best Oralist in the finals of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Round.
MS DHVANI MEHTA is currently reading for a D.Phil in Law at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, focusing on environmental law and administrative law. She graduated as a lawyer from Government Law College, Mumbai. She teaches environmental law and human rights law to undergraduates at Oxford.
MS ROWENA MOFFATT is a doctoral student in Public Law at the University of Oxford. She also practises as a barrister from Lamb Building Chambers, London.
MS TAMARA MOMIROV is pursuing an LLB from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law. She participated to the South East Europe Rounds of the Monroe E. Price Moot Court Competition 2011- 2012 and was a Superisor at the last Belgrade International Model United Nations. Tamara was also Director of the European Law Students’ Association between 2010 and 2011.
MS CECILE RENAUDis currently an LLM student at LSE. She holds a Master’s degree in Corporate and Tax Law, as well as a corporate counsel diploma, both from the Université Montesquieu – Bordeaux IV.
MR MICHAIL RISVAS is a doctoral student in Public International Law at Balliol College and the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, and a qualified attorney. He holds an MPhil and an MJur with distinction from the University of Oxford, and an LLB from the University of Athens.
MR GREG ROBINS is pursuing an LLM from the London School of Economics as a Chevening Scholar and is a Teaching Associate at Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to commencing graduate studies he was a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand, having practised media, human rights and public law litigation since 2008.
MS TIZIANA SCARAMUZZA is a doctoral student at CSLS, University of Oxford, specializing in the law of occupational pension schemes.
MR NEIL SHAH is currently reading for the Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford with a specific focus on human rights law. He graduated with a first clas s degree in Law (LLB) from the London School of Economics and was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 2008. He is a qualified barrister based at Coram Chambers where he practises in family law and associated areas of civil practice
MR WINKY SO is a postgraduate student at the University of Oxford, currently conducting research on civil procedure. He was formerly an Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Director of the Centre for Human Rights at JGLS, India.
MR NATHAN WEBB is currently reading for an LLM at University College London. He previously studied for a BA in Law at Churchill College, Cambridge. He holds the Best Oralist award from the 2012 Price Media Law Moot Competition.