The Ninth UK Mediation Skills Competition for UK Law Students

The ninth UK Mediation Skills Competition for law students, trainees and pupils took place over the weeked of 19 to 21 January 2024 at IDRC

The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators (WCA) is pleased to announce the results:

Winning team – Linklaters LLP
Finalist – The City Law School – City, University of London
Karl Davies Award – Fordham Law School New York NY USA
Best Advocacy Team – The Law Commission
Best University Team – The City Law School – City, University of London
Best Advocate (Voted by Participants) – Berenger Voegt of Middle Temple
Best Role Play (Voted by Participants) – Zoe Adlam of The Honourable Society of Inner Temple

All participants gained:

  • Enhanced written and oral presentational and advocacy skills
  • A chance to practise negotiating skills and to explore different approaches in mediation
  • An opportunity to exercise their problem-solving skills in mock commercial mediations moderated by professional mediators
  • An insight into best practice in commercial mediation
  • A unique addition to their CV

The Tenth UK Mediation Skills Competition will be held in early 2026.  Look out for the announcement in 2025.

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