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Sheriff Principal's Mooting Competition 2024

Updated: Apr 11

The Royal Faculty of Procurators, with its rich heritage and commitment to legal education, proudly presents the Sheriff Principal's Mooting Competition, which is poised to return this April and May following the resounding success of last year's inaugural edition.

The format is straightforward yet challenging: four teams of 1st and 2nd year law students from Glasgow University, Glasgow College, Strathclyde University and Glasgow Caledonian University, each comprising two students, will engage in preliminary rounds held on the evenings of 10th and 17th April 2024, starting from 5:30 pm. Under the discerning eyes of Sheriffs Stuart Reid and Brian Mohan, these budding lawyers will navigate complex legal scenarios, demonstrating their acumen and eloquence in moot court proceedings.

Semi-final 1 - Wednesday, 10th April @ 5.30pm

Glasgow College v. University of Strathclyde

Semi-final 2 - Wednesday, 17th April @ 5.30pm

University of Glasgow v. Glasgow Caledonian University

The two teams that win through to the final will compete in a moot on 8th May 2024, also at 5:30 pm, presided over by Sheriff Principal Anwar.

The venue for these intellectual jousts is the Faculty Hall, 12 Nelson Mandela Place, G2 1BT - a space steeped in history and conducive to the pursuit of legal enlightenment.

Attendance is free and all practitioners and law students (whether participating or not) are are very welcome to attend all of these events. Each session will be followed by a convivial drinks reception, fostering opportunities for networking, camaraderie, and the exchange of ideas - an essential aspect of legal education and professional growth.

Please book a place for any (or all) the events at

The teams from Strathclyde University and City of Glasgow College who competed in the first semi-final with Sheriff Brian Mohan (from L to R - Harbani Kohli, Sara Akram, Sheriff Brian Mohan, Lauren Conner and Finn Loveman)




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