11th İstanbul Bilgi Pre-Moot
The 11th İstanbul Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot organized by BİLGİ Law Faculty with the support of Paksoy Law Firm, ICC YAF (International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum) and Young ISTAC (Istanbul Arbitration Centre) was held online on March 4-6, 2022.
The Istanbul Pre-Moot, which is organized annually and has celebrated its 11th anniversary this year, aims to prepare students who will participate in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot’s goal is to raise the future’s leading lawyers resorting to alternative dispute resolution methods. Students participating in the Moot have the opportunity to work on a hypothetical dispute and to enhance their knowledge on international commercial law and international commercial arbitration.
Students competing in teams representing law faculties in different countries from all around the world gain first-hand experience on how an attorney handles a dispute on international commercial law through arbitration by applying their skills on a concrete case.
26 teams from 17 countries competed
26 teams from 17 countries competed in the 11th İstanbul Pre-Moot. More than 50 academics and arbitration practitioners arbitrated the proceedings.
Along with preparing students to Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, the Istanbul Pre-Moot offered a webinar and several virtual events to bring together students and arbitrators.