IIUM VIS MOOT TEAM SUCCEEDED UNTIL THE SEMI-FINAL IN THE UK PRE-MOOT AND INDIAN PRE-MOOT COMPETITION
Date : 02 March 2021
Reported by : AREEJ BINTI TORLA
Category : News
Gombak, 1 March 2021. IIUM team for the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration participated in the Fox Williams’ sixth Pre-Moot and Indian eleventh Vis Pre-Moot virtual competitions on 27th – 28th February 2021.
In the Fox Williams’ sixth Vis Pre-Moot, IIUM team ranked first after the preliminary rounds. The team won against HSE Moscow, Lomonosov Russia, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Brazil and Jagiellonian University, Poland. Aiman Farique was announced to be the Best Oralist for Respondent as well as the overall Best Oralist for the general rounds. At the Semi-final, IIUM met against Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the team that later won the competition. Overall, the IIUM team was ranked 4th out of 24 participating universities.
In the Indian Pre-Moot general rounds, the IIUM team was ranked 6th and was qualified to enter the quarter finals and later the semi-finals. Overall, the IIUM team was placed in the top 4 out of 39 participating teams.
The IIUM team was represented by Aiman Farique, Maryam Khalisa, Syed Asyraf and Abdulla Mahzoom. The team was coached by Bro.Eizlan Farhan Nokhrawi, and Dr. Juriah Abd Jalil was the team advisor.