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The Russian Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition will take place in Moscow on 31 January - 4 February 2018

22.01.2018

31 January – 4 February 2018 White & Case LLC and Threefold Legal Advisors LLC are organising the Russian National Championship of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Students from 31 universities from all over Russia will come to Moscow to participate in the Competition. Partners and lawyers from international law firms and major Russian companies, judges of the UN International Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, International Criminal Court and other international tribunals, as well as professors from leading Russian and foreign universities will be assessing students’ legal knowledge and oral skills. This year’s problem addresses the validity of interstate arbitral awards, the capture of a marine vessel, the breach of nuclear disarmament obligations, and the conduct of naval warfare.

The Russian Final Round Judges are:

- William Burke-White, Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director of Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania;

- Anastasia Kushleyko, Regional Legal Advisor for the integration and promotion of international humanitarian law in Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the International Committee of the Red Cross;

- Geir Ulfstein, Professor of International Law and Deputy Director of the research centre PluriCourts at the University of Oslo.

Preliminary and Advanced Rounds will take place at the Law Faculty of the Moscow State University between 31 January and 3 February (1 Leninskiye Gory, bldgs. 13-14). The Final Round and the Award Ceremony will be hosted by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) on 4 February 2018 (76 Prospekt Vernadskogo).

If you would like to attend as a guest, please contact Irina Yakusheva, Jessup Competition Coordinator, before 28 January at iyakusheva@whitecase.com, +7 495 645 49 69.

You can find additional information about the 2018 Russian National Championship of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition at http://www.threefold.ru/jessup_competition_2018 and https://www.whitecase.com/careers/locations/russia/jessup.  

 
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