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The International Air Law Moot Court Competition is a unique opportunity for students seeking to gain experience in the development of arguments in the field of international law and international air law, while also establishing contacts around the world.

This year’s case concerns State subsidies and fair competition. The problem involves questions of public international law and international air law. More information about this year’s competition, including the case, can be found here.

The competition will be held from 6 - 9 April 2017 in Malta.

The International Air Law team will be mentored in part by past UQ team members but students must be self-motivated and prepared to work independently. 

Students interested in applying should upload the following documents by Wednesday 19 October 2016:

  • Curriculum Vitae (no more than 2 pages)
  • An expression of interest explaining their motivation for applying (1 page)
  • PDF of study report.

Up to three students will be selected for this moot. 

Students will receive a grant to cover a portion of their airfare to the competition. Registration and accommodation is provided by the Law School.

Students are responsible for ensuring they have the necessary visas for travel to the region.

Should a student’s financial situation present a barrier to his/her participation in the moot, s/he is invited to contact the Director of Mooting.

Students participating in this moot may apply for course credit pursuant to the Mooting Competitions and Course Credit Policy.

The selection panel will give primary consideration to the following criteria:

  • Prior mooting experience and success (internal/external competitions)
  • Demonstrated advocacy/public speaking skills
  • Academic results in law, both generally and in subjects directly relevant to the competition
  • Relevant academic or work experience (particularly legal research and drafting)
  • Experience relevant to skills of advocacy, teamwork, problem solving, research and analysis
  • Professionalism and ability to articulate interest in the moot
  • Dedication, perseverance, loyalty and a willingness to pursue excellence
  • Availability during the preparation period for the competition.