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Photograph of Morgane Cauvin and Paula Fischer
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Moot, Morgane Cauvin and Paula Fischer from the University of Köln
The Institute of European and Comparative Law organises the French Law Moot which is held each year, in March, in the Law Faculty. The Moot brings together law students from outside of France who argue, in French, over a problem of French law. It is geared mostly, albeit not exclusively, at students for whom French is a second language and French law a second legal system. This makes the Moot a one of its kind event.

Since its inception in 2008 as a competition open only to Oxford students, the Oxford French Law Moot (Concours de plaidoiries en droit français) has grown to become a national, European and then worldwide event, which is made possible through the financial support of Gide Loyrette Nouel, the only international law firm with roots in France. It is also supported by the Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française and the Société de Législation Comparée. Each year, the final of the event is judged by a panel consisting of a partner of Gide, a law professor from France and a judge from the Court of Cassation, France’s supreme court in civil and criminal matters (since 2009 this has been Mr Alain Lacabarats).

The moot is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
 
For further details, contact Dr Genevieve Helleringer.
 

The next edition of the French Law Moot will be held on Monday 13 March 2017. Applications should be made through course co-ordinators who should contact Dr Helleringer for further information.


 

FORMER EDITIONS

YearWinning Team 
2015University of KölnPhotos and Report  
2014University of CambridgePhotos
2013University College LondonPhotos
2012King's College LondonPhotos and Report 
2011University of OxfordPhotos and Report 
2010University College LondonPhotos and Report 
2009internalPhotos and Report
2008internalPhotos and Report