CityU has been awarded the Fali Nariman Award for the Best Respondent Memorandum in the 2020 Vis East Moot

From left: Chung Wan Ying Wannie (LLB), Peng Yanbing Sandra (LLMArbDR), LO Loras Yuen Sing (LLB), Megan Fanning (LLMArbDR), Hong Wah Ngai Andy (PCLL), Cho Siu Man Linda (PCLL)

 

The School of Law at City University of Hong Kong is pleased to announce that their team has been awarded the Fali Nariman Award for the Best Respondent Memorandum in the 17th Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Coaches: Campbell Herbert and Navin G. Ahuja

Team: LO Loras Yuen Sing (LLB), Chung Wan Ying Wannie (LLB), Peng Yanbing Sandra (LLMArbDR), Megan Fanning (LLMArbDR), Hong Wah Ngai Andy (PCLL), Cho Siu Man Linda (PCLL)

The Moot was held virtually in Hong Kong from 22-29 March 2020. The Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot is a competition for law students from all countries. The Moot consists of the preparation of a memorandum for claimant, a memorandum for respondent and oral hearings. This year’s Moot Problem involved complex international commercial arbitration issues as well as challenging international sales law issues arising from the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”). This year’s rules are the LCIA Arbitration Rules (2014).

Apart from the Vis East Moot, the team was also awarded an Honourable Mention for the Best Memorandum for Respondent in the 27th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

 

 

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