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Mannheim reaches round of 16 in Vienna

Honourable mention for best memorandum for respondent

Our Vis Moot Team reached in the 26th Willem C. Vis Moot in Vienna the round of 16 for the first time ever. Therefore, Mannheim is among the best 16 out of 372 teams worldwide that participated in the oral arguments. Within the elimination rounds we won against the teams of the University of Belgrade (round of 64) and the University of Costa Rica (round of 32). Our race came to an unfortunate end against the University of Sydney in the round of 16 – however, split decision! Therefore, our team is among the two best German teams participating in the oral arguments.

Furthermore, we received an honourable mention for our memorandum for respondent.

2nd prize at Vis East in Hong Kong

Team reaches round of 32, Uta Müldner receives honourable mention as best individual oralist

Our team won in the 16th Willem C. Vis Moot (East) 2018/2019 in Hong Kong the 2nd Prize in the category „Best Claimant Memorandum“ – David Hunter Award. Mannheim was ranked second among 138 participating universities from all over the world. After having won the David Hunter Award (1st Prize) last year it is remarkable that we handed in again one of the best memos of the whole competition. For our memorandum for respondent we received an honourable mention (Fali Nariman Award).

Furthermore, our team reached the elimination rounds (round of 32). Additionally, Uta Müldner received an honourable mention as one of the best individual oralists of the whole competition.

Mannheim wins 8th Edinburgh Pre-Moot

Charles Eric Swanson, Jonas Zinkand and Uta Müldner received awards as best individual oralists

Our Vis Moot Team Mannheim won the 8th Edinburgh Pre-Moot and prevailed against 19 other universities from around the globe.

Charles Eric Swanson receveid the award for the best individual oralist. Jonas Zinkand was first runner-up, Uta Müldner second runner-up.

What a great achievement of our team! Keep fingers crossed for the final rounds in Hong Kong and Vienna!

Mannheim first runner-up at 6th Bucharest Pre-Moot

Charles Eric Swanson receives award as best Best Individual Oralist

To prepare for the final rounds in Hong Kong and Vienna, our Vis Moot Team Mannheim participated in the 6th Bucharest Pre-Moot held at the University of Bucharest. Our Team finished as First Runner-up. Charles Eric Swanson received the award for the Best Individual Oralist. The following universities participated:

Heinrich Heine University (Germany), Mannheim University (Germany), Kutafin Moscow State Law University (Russia), Maastricht University (The Netherlands), Jagiellonian University (Poland), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Germany), Sofia University – St. Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Italy), University of Bucharest (Romania), Stockholm University (Sweden), Trieste University (Italy), University of Craiova (Romania), University of Pavia (Italy), Moldova State University (Republic of Moldova), Nicolae Titulescu University (Romania).

The Mannheim Team at the Top

First place at the Vis East in Hong Kong

In this year’s 15th Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong, the Vis Moot team from the University of Mannheim was very successful. In the category “Best Claimant Memorandum”, our team outperformed 126 other universities from around the globe and won. One of our team members, Luisa Katharina Gebauer, also received an honorable mention as one of the best speakers of the competition. We would like to extend a special word of thanks to the school and our sponsors for their excellent support!

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