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

Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot Winners

  • Champions - First Place Team
    • University of Toronto Faculty of Law - Serin Remedios, Grace Smith & Chris Wong 
  • Second Place Team
    • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Martin Banach, Joslyn Currie & Zachary D'Onofrio
  • Third Place Team
    • Queen's University Faculty of Law - Jessica Spindler, Robyn Laing & Andrew Cottreau
  • D. Paul Emond Award (For Best Respondent's Factum)
    • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Danielle Cornacchia, Gun Koleoglu & Maija-Lisa Robinson
  • Barry N. Spiegel Award (For Best Appellant's Factum)
    • Queen's University Faculty of Law - Jessica Spindler, Robyn Laing & Andrew Cottreau
  • First Place Oralist (Selected by the Championship Match bench)
    • Serin Remedios, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Distinguished Oralists (Selected by the preliminary round judges)
    • Wes Hartman, University of Victoria
    • Robyn Laing, Queen's University
    • Sabrina Spencer, University of British Columbia
    • Kristen Vandenberg, Dalhousie University
    • Chris Wong, University of Toronto

    Congratulations!

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 2015 Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot video.

Judges

  • Photo of Andromache Karakatsanis Andromache Karakatsanis
  • Photo of Katherine van Rensburg Katherine van Rensburg
  • Photo of David Stratas David Stratas