Willem C. Vis Moot Team

Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team

The Harvard Vis Moot Court Team participates in the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition. The moot attracts over 300 participating schools from around the world every year, and is judged by some of the world’s preeminent arbitrators, litigators, judges, and international law scholars.

Harvard sends two teams to compete in the moot every year: one team to the Vienna competition (https://vismoot.pace.edu/), and one to the Hong Kong competition (http://www.cisgmoot.org/). The Harvard team has performed well at the competitions in past years, winning multiple awards for both its written submissions and for oral advocacy.

Recent Awards Include:

14th Vis East Moot 2016–2017 (Hong Kong)

Neil Kaplan Award (Best Oralist): Desmond Chong

Best Oralist Honorable Mentions: Nicholas R. Gersh, Samantha Henderson

Honorable Mention for Best Claimant Memoranda

Honorable Mention for Best Respondent Memoranda

24th Vis Moot 2017–2017 (Vienna)

Honorable Mention for Best Claimant Memoranda

 

A more detailed information sheet about the moot and the Harvard team is available here.

To contact the team, please email vismoot@mail.law.harvard.edu.