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STL Performed Strongly in Recent Moots

From February 23-24, STL stood out at the First China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) Investment Arbitration Moot in Xi’an. The team, formed of four 2L students, Cheng Jinghui, Huang Mingyu, Wang Yueying and Zhang Huanglan and coached by STL C.V. Starr Lecturer Louis Zhou, won the Team Tier One Award, Best Advocate (Zhang Huanglan) and Advocacy Award of Merit (Wang Yueying). They will advance to Frankfurt Investment Arbitration on March 4.

Separately, from February 23-25, STL was awarded the First Prize in the Seventeenth Chinese National Round for Jessup International Law Moot Court in Yunnan. Guided by Assistant Dean Christian Pangilinan, the team is composed of four 2L students: Cui Luting, Lin Yifu, Qu Gangyi and Yin Wenjie. Two of them also won “The Best Oralist”.

STL plays an active role in national and international moot court competitions. In addition to the ones mentioned above, students also participate in ELAS WTO Moot Court, International Criminal Court Moot Competition, Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Court and VIS International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court. The competitions provide intense training in legal writing and oral advocacy, helping to augment skills already acquired in STL’s Transnational Law Practice program.