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Professor Rosalind Mason, QUT
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2023 Best Mooter
in the Semi Finals
"I have learnt a lot from the esteemed practitioners that I have had the opportunity to be judged by, as well as my fellow competitors, and this has without a doubt deepened my knowledge of international insolvency and commercial litigation."
2018 Best Mooter
in the Grand Final
"It was a true pleasure working with this team over the last four months and an honour to compete against such impressive opponents from around the world."
"By competing in this international event, I have learnt a great deal from a number of highly respected practitioners and persons within the field of International Insolvency law."
Emeritus Professor Ian Fletcher QC (hc)
Professor Ian Fletcher was an eminent scholar, internationally recognised for his outstanding achievements in the field of insolvency law.
Throughout his distinguished career, Professor Fletcher made significant contributions to the formation and redesign of insolvency systems around the world. He was an Emeritus Professor of International Commercial Law at University College London and a Bencher at Lincoln's Inn. In 2013, Professor Fletcher was appointed Queen's Counsel (Honoris Causa).
Professor Fletcher was a member of both INSOL International and the International Insolvency Institute. From 1994 to 2015, Professor Fletcher served as the founding Chairman of INSOL International's Academics' Group, and editor of the International Insolvency Review. In 2013, he was the first academic to be awarded the INSOL Scroll of Honour.
From 2005 to 2012, Professor Fletcher served as co-reporter for the American Law Institute and the International Insolvency Institute's joint report on Principles of Co-operation in Transnational Insolvency Cases. Professor Fletcher also served as a member of the World Bank's task force to develop principles and guidelines for effective insolvency systems.
Professor Ian Fletcher passed away on 21 July 2018. In addition to his strong contribution to international insolvency law, this thoughtful Professor will be remembered for his honesty, integrity and independent thinking.
2023 Fletcher Moot
The 2023 Moot is the third year held in a digital format. The Oral Rounds were held from 18-26 February 2023, with the Grand Final on Sunday 26 February. The presiding Judges were Judge Elsbeth de Vos, District Court of Amsterdam (Co-Author of the 2023 Moot Problem), Judge Cecelia Morris, US Bankruptcy Court SDNY, and Judge Anthony Zacaroli, High Court of Justice, England & Wales.
Grand Final Winner: University College London, UK
Runner-Up: Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, India
Best Mooter in the Final: Nikhita Nair - University College London
Best Mooter in the Semi-Finals: Timothy Koo - University College London
Best Mooter in the Quarter-Finals: Linus Koh - Singapore Management University
Highest Ranked Team after the Preliminary Rounds: Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, India
Best Written Submission: Hidyatullah National Law University, India
Runner-Up Written Submission: China University of Political Science & Law, and University College London
Best Mooter in the Preliminary rounds: Aditi Singh - Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, India
Runner-up Mooter in the Preliminary rounds: Linus Koh - Singapore Management University
For teams not advancing to Semi-Finals:
Best Mooter in the Preliminary rounds: Mehak Jain - Hidayatullah National Law University, India
Runner-up Mooter in the Preliminary rounds: Moira San Gabriel - City University of Hong Kong
ORAL ROUND TEAMS
We wish to acknowledge past and present supporters from around the globe for the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot. In addition to the organisations and associations below, these include members of the legal and insolvency professions who contribute to overseeing the competition; writing the moot problems; judging the written submissions; and importantly, the senior lawyers and senior judges who assist in judging the oral rounds.
Allen and Gledhill
Annual Review of Insolvency Law
Asian Business Law Institute
Department of Law, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Drew and Napier
Insolvency Institute of Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright
Rajah and Tann Asia
Shook Lin and Bok
Singapore Management University
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
University of British Columbia
The University of Sydney