Students of the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University have won several awards at Phillip C. Jessup, Moot Competition 2021.
The competition simulates the fictional dispute between countries before the International Courts for over 100 years and allows students to learn about the real legal proceedings in the court in which participants prepare written submissions and present the oral argument.
In this year, the fictional dispute is the case concerning the J-VID18 pandemic, state liabilities and political asylum issue.
With the supervision of Asst. Prof. Dr. Noppadon Detsomboonrut and Asst. Professor Dr Lalin Kovudhikulrungsri, the winning team received the awards for Best Memorial, Best Oralist, Best New Face, and the most impressive oralist awards. The team of five students comprised of the fourth year students, Natchanun Buapin, Praepailin Siriwohan, Nathada Suwanprakorn, and second-year students, Supichaya Poonlarp and Proudrawee Manchusri.
Thammasat University team will participate in the international round with other teams from over 600 countries via online channels. The Faculty of Law, Thammasat University would like to sincerely thank the International Law Association of Thailand for hosting this competition.