UoA’s School of Law comes first in international competition

7 November 2015
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The Department of International Studies and the team of undergraduate students of the University of Athens’ Law School won first place in the Global Rounds of the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot that took place in London, between the 29th of October and 1st of November.

The Greek law students managed to best colleagues from major institutions, such as Harvard University, King’s College London,Georgetown University, the University of Hong Kong, the University of Buenos Aires, the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, the Lomonosov State University of Moscow, the National Law School of India University (Bangalore), the University of Helsinki and the University of Oslo (PluriCourts).

The contest, which simulates international investment arbitration, sees each team support its position in writing (memorials) and an oral presentation before a panel of experts. A total of 83 institutions participated in the 2015 competition. This is the third participation for the Athens School of Law, which was represented by students Despina Arslanidi,Eleftherios Dafermos, Thomas Papadogiannis Varouhakis, Dimitris Stamatis,Nikoletta Chalikopoulou and Maria-Eleni Chrysanthakopoulou. The team coaches were students Irene Kikarea and Kleoniki-Maria Sergaki. The team was supervised by lecturer Anastasios Gourgourinis.

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