The Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) fosters and promotes high standards of legal education in the Commonwealth. Founded in 1971, it is a Commonwealth-wide body with regional Chapters and Committees in South Asia, Southern Africa, West Africa, the Caribbean and the UK.

Further Information about CLEA can be found at http://www.clea-web.com/

Commonwealth Moot

The Commonwealth Moot is an initiative of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA).

It is an ‘invitation-only’ Moot, being limited to representatives from regions of the Commonwealth, chosen, for this purpose to be North America, United Kingdom, Caribbean, South Asia (India),  Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka,  South East Asia, South, West and East Africa, Australasia (Australia and New Zealand send separate teams), and the Pacific.  The teams compete for a shield, formerly known as the Turnbull Shield, but now referred to more often as the Commonwealth Shield. It has become a most prestigious moot as well, with the representative teams often having won large regional competitions.

Judges and Mooting Team - CLEA Moot Competition 2015

15th CLEA MOOT

15th Commonwealth Moot – Melbourne, Australia

 

The Fifteenth Commonwealth Moot will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 21st to 23rd March 2017, in conjunction with the 20th Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC).

 

The Commonwealth Moot is an initiative of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) and the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA). It is a competition limited to representative teams from the Commonwealth  selected from regional competitions or nominated by regional representatives. The regions, for the this purpose, are;  North America, United Kingdom, the Caribbean, South Asia -India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka,  South East Asia - Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong, West Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, Australasia (Australia and New Zealand send separate teams), and the South Pacific.

 

Teams will be announced shortly.

CLEA MOOT Assessment Criteria