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The OUP & ICCA National Mooting Competition

One of the most prestigious and popular mooting competitions in the UK, the OUP & ICCA National Mooting Competition offers undergraduate law and GDL students the opportunity to practise and perfect their advocacy skills.

This is the go-to website for all those participating in the OUP & ICCA National Mooting Competition, for those interested in getting involved, and for those who want to discover what mooting is.

2017-2018 Competition Progress

A warm welcome to the competitors of the 2017-18 season of the OUP & ICCA National Mooting Competition!

We are now in the semi-final round of the competition; instructions and details of the round have been sent to the teams by email.



 Results due


 Wednesday 11th October

 Wednesday 29th November


 Friday 1st December

 Wednesday 31st January


 Friday 2nd February

 Wednesday 28th March


 Friday 30th March

 Wednesday 23rd May 


 Announced: Friday 25th May

 Date of final: Thursday 28th June

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the OUP & ICCA National Mooting Competition please send us an email to: mooting.uk@oup.com

Get tweeting about the competition and follow its progress by using the hashtag #mootcomp18

Instructions icon                 Moot problem icon                  Icon rules

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Queen's University Belfast


University of Manchester

Birkbeck, University of London


City, University of London

University College London


University of Greenwich

Open University


University of Cambridge




ExpandCloseExchanging explained

Explanation of working days and deadline for exchange

A ‘working day’ is the time between 9am and 5pm on a week day. No time on either Saturday or Sunday is considered a working day.

 Day of moot Time of moot   Deadline for exchange
 Monday  Before 5pm  Wednesday 3pm
 Monday  After 5pm  Thursday 3pm
 Tuesday  Before 5pm  Thursday 3pm
 Tuesday  After 5pm  Friday 3pm
 Wednesday  Before 5pm  Friday 3pm
 Wednesday  After 5pm  Monday 3pm
 Thursday  Before 5pm  Monday 3pm
 Thursday  After 5pm  Tuesday 3pm
 Friday  Before 5pm  Tuesday 3pm
 Friday  After 5pm  Wednesday 3pm