M. McNeill, ‘The Benefits of Mooting’

Author: Melissa McNeill Practise Mooting In order to pass Obligations 1B, all students are required to participate in a moot. This is a graded element of the course and requires preparation, involvement, knowledge of the relevant law and appropriate vocabulary in the mock courtroom. This experience may appear daunting at first as many students will…

J. Frazier McBride, ‘Spring Mooting Reflection’

Author: James Frazier McBride, Mooting Society President 2019/20   Foreword: Hello all, During these difficult times, it’s really important that we all stay connected as a University community, as a law school and as a society. Kindness, communication and compassion are so important at a time like this. This Bulletin is a bit shorter than…

J. Frazier McBride, ‘Mooting: The Facts and the Fiction’

  Author: James Frazier McBride As the 2019-2020 President of Mooting, I was asked to write a blog on the impending First Year compulsory moot. If you are not due to complete the compulsory moot but would also like to learn more about mooting, please do have a read. Perhaps you are also just looking…

Mooting Blog: The Sheriff Cup – “It’s Coming Home”

In this blog-post, Jack Adair, President of the University of Glasgow Mooting Society 2018-19, writes about reclaiming the Sheriff Cup for the University of Glasgow, and offers tips on how to prepare for such a competition. This year I have been blessed with the responsibility of being President of the Mooting Society. This has meant…

Mooting Blog: Lord Jones Moot – “The Moans and Lord Jones”

In this blog, Ryan Scott and Dylan Higgins tell us about their recent triumph at the Lord Jones Moot Competition, which culminated in all UofG final. The prospect of mooting in the first place may seem daunting, never mind the thought of participating in external mooting competitions against other universities. However, having enjoyed the Obligations…

Mooting Blog: The OUP Competition

In this blog-post, LLB student Katie Timmins reflects on her recent moot experience, representing the University of Glasgow in the OUP Moot Competition.  On the 20th November I participated in the Oxford University Press and Inns of Court College of Advocacy National Mooting Competition. I enjoyed Mooting in First Year participating in a Monday Moot…

Mooting IRL: How it applies in a legal career – Kathleen Docherty

For the majority of University of Glasgow Law students, their first encounter with the world of mooting is through taking part in the Obligations 1B moot assessment in the first year of their degree. Whether the outcome is one of triumph or of defeat, the lessons learned by students are ones which they will carry…