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Essential resources for mooters

Oxford University Press publishes a wide range of legal skills textbooks and online resources that will equip you with the skills, background, and context you need to succeed at mooting – we’ve highlighted those resources that will give you practical help, guidance and tips.

Your essential reading

how_to_mootHow to Moot: A Student Guide to Mooting
John Snape and Gary Watt | 2nd edition | £22.99
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Essential reading for mooters at all levels, this book provides guidance on preparing a moot problem (and drafting 'skeleton' arguments); organising a mooting competition, judging a mooting competition; court room etiquette; and examples of moot problems. It also comes with its own Online Resource Centre

legal_skillsLegal Skills
Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski | 5th edition | £29.99

The best-selling legal skills textbook on the market, Legal Skills is the essential guide for law students. It includes a great chapter on mooting and videos showing good and bad 'real life' moots in action can be found on the accompanying Online Resource Centre.

legal_systems_and_skillsLegal Systems and Skills
Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild & Catherine Shepard |
2nd edition | £29.99

A truly innovative solution: the only textbook to fully combine material on both legal systems and legal skills. A complete chapter is dedicated to advocacy, mooting, and professional communication.


Law Trove

About 200 of Oxford University Press’s law textbooks are available digitally on Law Trove. Students can purchase access to all the textbooks in one subject are for less than £50. Every subject module contains the full text of How to Moot: A Student Guide to Mooting.

- More information about purchasing Law Trove

OUP law blog

You need to impress to win at mooting, so stay abreast of topical legal developments, opinions, and thoughts with the law section of the OUPBlog.

Legal Skills

Visit the legal skills subject page on our website to keep up-to-date with all our publishing in this area.


Lawbore is City University's law portal and includes a really useful section on mooting full of tips and clips. They’ve won the OUP & BPP National Mooting Competition twice, so the advice must be good… Click here to indulge in their wisdom!