12th Annual Centre for Child Law Child Moot Court Competition

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming 12th Annual Child Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Centre for Child Law at the University of Pretoria on 22 to 23 September 2023. This prestigious event brings together talented law students from South African public universities to showcase their legal prowess and advocacy skills.

Last year’s competition witnessed the University of Pretoria Team emerge as the deserving winners, showcasing their exceptional talent and dedication. This year, we are excited to see who will rise to the challenge and claim the title of the champion!

Gracie Sargood and Chisina Nduku, 2022 Child Moot Court Competition winners representing the University of Pretoria.

The theme for this year’s competition is “Access to Basic Education for Undocumented Children and the Ambit of Independent Schools’ Obligations in Relation to this Right”.

We cordially invite South African public university teams to participate in this exciting competition. It’s an excellent opportunity to hone your legal skills, engage in spirited debates, and network with like-minded undergraduate law students who are passionate about public interest law, particularly children’s rights.

Stay tuned for further updates and details on our public social media platforms, such as Twitter and LinkedIn and this website. We will be sharing important information regarding registration, rules, and important dates. Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to be part of an enriching and rewarding experience.

Join us as we celebrate the 12th year of the Centre for Child Law Moot Court Competition and together make a positive impact on the lives of children.

For any inquiries, please contact us at lebohang.dube@up.ac.za or call +27 (0) 27 12 420 4502.

We can’t wait to witness the legal brilliance and advocacy skills that will be on display at this year’s competition!