This weekend the 24th National Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition took place at the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine.
The best law students from 9 leading Ukrainian universities competed for the title of the National Champion and a chance to represent Ukraine at the Jessup 60th International Rounds in Washington D.C. in April 2019.
Created by the best international public law practitioners, this year Jessup Case concerned the appropriation of traditional knowledge for commercial purposes, state responsibility for corporate environmental degradation and human rights violations, and majestic herds of migratory yaks.
As a result of 3-day competition, the team from the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy won the title of National Champion, followed by Ivan Franko Lviv National University, the Runner-up team. The level of teams’ arguments and preparation was estimated by experienced law practitioners and academics from Ukraine, Georgia, England, the USA, Norway, Sweden, Kazakhstan, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belarus.
Marchenko Partners has honor and privilege to be the National organizer of Jessup – the world’s largest and most prestigious moot court competition for law students, with participants from more than 700 law schools in 100 countries for 9 years in a row.