Amsterdam Law Trials 2020

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Committee

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About

Amsterdam Law Trials is a moot court competition between the third year honoursbachelorstudents of the four Amsterdam honours law tracks and the Utrecht honours law track:

– Amsterdam Honours College of Law (UvA)
VU Honours Programme (VU Amsterdam)
Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE)
Amsterdam University College (AUC)
Utrecht Honours College of Law (UU)

The participants work as lawyers (in teams) or as judges (in panels) on civil matters and are coached by alumni, top lawyers representing the diversity of the Amsterdam Bar and judges from the District Court of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.

Credits & Prizes

Students receive academic credits for participation, as arranged for in each track (total course load of 3 EC). Boom Juridische Uitgevers awards EUR 1500 for each member of the winning lawyer team and the winning judge (total of four prizes) to be paid towards LLM tuition fees. Bar and bench may offer internships (or job opportunities).

When & Where

Kick-off | Friday-morning 7 February 2020
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Claude Debussylaan 80, 1082MD Amsterdam

First Rounds | Friday-afternoon 3 April 2020
Gerechtshof Amsterdam
IJdok 20, 1013MM Amsterdam

Final Rounds | Friday-afternoon 5 June 2020
Singelkerk Amsterdam
Singel 452, 1017AW Amsterdam

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