Amsterdam Law Trials
Amsterdam Law Trials is a moot court competition between the third year honoursbachelorstudents of the four Amsterdam honours law tracks:
- Amsterdam Honours College of Law (UvA)
- VU Honours Programme (VU Amsterdam)
- Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics (PPLE)
- Amsterdam University College (AUC)
The participants work as lawyers (in teams) or as judges (in panels) on civil matters and are coached by alumni, top lawyers representing the diversity of the Amsterdam Bar and judges from the District Court of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.
Credits and prizes
Students receive academic credits for participation, as arranged for in each track (total course load of 3 EC). Boom Juridische Uitgevers awards EUR 1500 for each member of the winning lawyer team and the winning judge (total of four prizes) to be paid towards LLM tuition fees. Bar and bench may offer internships (or job opportunities).
When and where
Kick-off | Friday-morning 15 February 2019
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Claude Debussylaan 80, 1082 MD Amsterdam
First rounds | Friday-afternoon 5 April 2019
IJdok 20, 1013 MM Amsterdam
Final rounds | Friday-afternoon 7 June 2019
Singel 452, 1017 AW Amsterdam