The Faculty of Law is seeking to appoint a Moot Coordinator for the 2021/2022 Harcourt Chambers Oxford Family Law Moot. The position would be ideal for a postgraduate  student with a strong interest in family law and mooting.  The competition will take place across Michaelmas and/or Hilary Terms.

Outline of role

The responsibilities of the Moot Coordinator include:

  • communicating with judges, interested students, mooters, Faculty members and other relevant parties (before and after the competition);
  • preparing the moot problem and other necessary documents;
  • coordinating and monitoring the moots on the days of the competition (some in-person work may be required, depending on the format of the competition).

Duration and hours

Total number of hours of work available: up to 27 hours

Start date: 1 November 2021

Date by which the work must be completed:18 March 2022 (end of Hilary Term 2022)


The Harcourt Chambers Oxford Family Law Moot Coordinator will report to Dr Hayley Hooper and Dr Luke Rostill, who are the Law Faculty’s Mooting Officers.


This position is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty and the hours are in line with the restrictions on working hours for students (8 hours per week or a reasonable average).  It is expected that the work will be undertaken in the UK.

Rate of Pay

The postholder will be paid at Grade 6, point 1, which equates to £15.60 per hour plus holiday pay of £2.67 per hour.  

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a curriculum vitae and a cover letter, which should detail your mooting experience, organisational experience, and interest in family law and mooting, to  by 5PM on Friday 22nd October 2021. 

Supervisors/advisors may be asked for a reference. 

Informal enquiries may be emailed to Luke Rostill and/or Hayley Hooper