Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot: Canada's preeminent nationwide moot court competition devoted to Environmental Law.

2019 Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot Winners 

Champions - First Place Team

  • University of Saskatchewan - Allyse Cruise, Courtenay Catlin and Kaitlin Ward

Second Place Team

  • University of Toronto - Darren Marr, Xiaoya Qiu and Lauren Rainsford

Third Place Team

  • McGill University - Julia Redmond and Lucas Mathieu

First Place Oralist

  • University of Toronto - Darren Marr

Distinguished Oralists

  • University of Saskatchewan - Allyse Cruise
  • University of Calgary - Shannon Peddlesden
  • University of Toronto - Lauren Rainsford
  • McGill University - Julia Redmond
  • University of Ottawa - Nick Twarog
  • University of Saskatchewan - Kaitlin Ward
  • Western University - Emerson Wargel

D. Paul Emond Award (For the Best Respondent's Factum)

  • McGill University - Julia Redmond and Lucas Mathieu

Barry N. Spiegel Award (For the Best Appellant's Factum)

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Maha Mansoor and Sarah Levy

"Spirit of the Law" Award

  • University of Saskatchewan - Allyse Cruise, Courtenay Catlin and Kaitlin Ward

Congratulations to all of the winners!


About the Moot

The Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot is Canada's first and only national moot court competition devoted to environmental law.

Its goal is to promote awareness of the growing role of environmental issues in contemporary legal practice and public life, while enhancing law students' written and oral advocacy skills.

The competition takes the form of an appeal before a Canadian court of last resort, bringing together law students, judges, leadings lawyers and legal academics to explore cutting-edge environmental law issues. The competition is open to teams from all Canadian law faculties.

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Click here to watch the past videos of the Willms & Shier Environmental Law Competition.

Moot Registration Details

 
Registration is now Open!
Registration Closes: November 30, 2018
Registration for the moot is a two step process. Please ensure that both steps are completed by the deadlines set out below.
Teams must complete and submit the online registration form. Teams must complete and submit the prescribed fee.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

REGISTRATION CLOSES: November 30, 2018

FEE PAYMENT is due along with submission of the online registration form

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Parking is available in the municipal "Green P" underground parking garage located under Nathan Phillips Square.

There is an entrance on the north side of Queen Street immediately east of Osgoode Hall at 110 Queen Street West (Nathan Phillips Square Garage). There are plenty of underground spots available and all major credit cards are accepted.

 
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Osgoode Hall

130 Queen Street West | Toronto, Ontario | M5H 4G1

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