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Rosamund Smith Moot Semi-Final (II) 2022

Monday 20th of June 2022 17:20

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Middle Temple Hall


17:20 ~ Doors Open
17:50 ~ Doors Close for Moot
18:00 ~ Moot
18:50 ~ Discussion of Moot Problem
19:15 ~ Reception
19:35 ~ Doors Close for Dinner
19:45 ~ Dinner

Expected to end at approx. 21:30

Dress code

Business Attire, Business Attire (with Gowns for Called Members)

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Event Details

Watch the moot semi-finalists compete in front of a panel of judges. The moot problem and bundles will be accessible on the event page the week preceding the moot. There will be time for a Q&A from the audience and discussion will be mediated, and encouraged, by the moot setter.


The Hon Mr Justice Martin Chamberlain

The Hon Mrs Justice Mary Stacey DBE

The Hon Mrs Justice Rowena Collins Rice DBE


For the Appellant: Elliott Malik, Samuel Glanville

For the Respondent: Ellen Dean, James Sinclair 

Moot Problem:

The Moot problem is accessible below.

Moot Problem for 20th June

The moot setter is Dr Jaime Lindsey.


Appellant Bundle and Skeleton

Respondent Bundle

Previous Recordings

Please click HERE for the recordings of the semi-final Moot 2021 and Moot final 2021.

Who can Attend

Student/Hall Members: Guests welcome, maximum three per member

Benchers: Guests welcome

Dietary Requirements

If you (or your guests) have any dietary requirements please ensure that you provide this information when you book tickets.  If you did not do so, please inform the Inn no later than 12:00 two working days before the event. 

If you (or your guests) are unsure about anything on the evening please speak to the events staff on duty.

Non-alcoholic alternatives will be provided on request.

Further details on dietary requirements

Qualifying Session Details

Click here to see details of the QS Requirements and how to be credited with the QS for this session

Learning Outcomes:

After this session, students should be able to:

  • Recognise effective techniques for mooting/ appellate advocacy
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in opposing cases.

Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter

The QS will align with these elements of the Professional Statement:

  • 1.5 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 1. 9 / 1.12 / 1.15

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

Bookings and Cancellations

Members of the Inn can buy tickets online by clicking ‘Add to Cart’.  Please note that you must log in to book (if you have not yet created a log-in please register first).  Alternatively you can buy tickets from the Treasury Office by calling 020 7427 4800.

Unless the event sells out earlier, booking will close at 11:00 two working days before the event.  


Where we have a waiting list we will offer your ticket to someone else, so please do cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend by emailing

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Data Protection & Photography

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Times and details for this event are subject to change. Please check this webpage for the most up to date information.