Sydney Law students attend National Mooting Competition

Document Type

Media Release

Publication Date

Spring 7-9-2009

Publisher Name

The University of Notre Dame, Sydney Campus

Publication Place



Two Law students from The University of Notre Dame Australia's Sydney Campus recently competed at the Australian Law Students Association (ALSA) Conference.

The conference, held in Brisbane this year, brings together over 400 law students from Australasia to participate in Mooting (mock trials), Client Interviews and Witness Examination competitions.

For the first time Notre Dame Sydney was represented, with 4th year students Fiona Singh and Laura Ford entering the Mooting competition. School of Law Senior Lecturer, Frank Esparraga said the students demonstrated skill and flair in the three moots in which they participated.

“They should be proud of their efforts and the School of Law is proud of their competitive spirit in being the inaugural Sydney, School of Law mooting representative at ALSA,” said Mr Esparraga.

Fiona Singh said competing at ALSA was an amazing experience and she is looking forward to joining a bigger team next year.

“To be a part of this national competition was in itself an incredible opportunity, but to be the first to represent Notre Dame Sydney against the top universities in the country was a tremendous privilege. I look forward to what next year brings with a little experience behind us,” said Ms Singh.

16 students from the Fremantle Campus also attended the conference, entering in the Mooting, Negotiation, Client Interview and Witness Examination competitions.

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