Left to right: Cheryl Milne, Winston Gee, Geetha Philipupillai, Madam Justice Freda M. Steel of the Manitoba Court of Appeal, Madam Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada, Justice Harvey M. Groberman of the Court of Appeal of British Columbia, Sarah Bittman, Giorgio Traini and Joseph Cheng
The Wilson Moot 2017
The Wilson Moot 2017 will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25, 2017 at the Federal Court facilities in downtown Toronto.
We are pleased to announce the bench that will judge the final round between the two top placing teams from the preliminary rounds:
The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada
The Honourable Chief Justice Heather Forster Smith
Ontario Superior Court of Justice
The Honourable Justice Marie-Josée Hogue
Court of Appeal of Quebec
We wish all teams good luck and thank all our volunteers in advance for their time and effort in support of the Wilson Moot
Congratulations to the University of Toronto: Winner of the Wilson Moot 2016
The University of Toronto is the overall winner of the Wilson Moot 2016. Team members included Sarah Bittman, Winston Gee, Geetha Philipupillai and Giorgio Traini, who competed successfully against 11 other participating law schools. The preliminary rounds took place in Toronto on February 19 and 20, 2016 and the final moot between the top two teams from the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School was held on Saturday afternoon. Queen’s University placed third in the overall standings.
The bench for the final round included the Honourable Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Honourable Justice Freda M. Steel of the Manitoba Court of Appeal and the Honourable Justice Harvey M. Groberman of the Court of Appeal of British Columbia.
The prizes for best written argument were awarded to the University of Toronto followed by the University of Ottawa and University of Victoria.
The top oralist was Adam Cembrowski of the University of Alberta. Andrew Choat of Queens University placed second, and Jason Harley of the University of Alberta placed third.
Photos of all the award winners are located on the Past Winners page.
Congratulations and thanks to all participants and volunteers that worked to make this year’s moot a success.
The Wilson Moot 2016 would not have been possible without the generous contributions from the following firms:
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