Asia Pacific Moot Court Competition 2018
The “Shri N J Yasaswy Memorial Asia Pacific Moot Court Competition 2018”, hosted by The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad, India. The Competition was held from 29th March to 1st April 2018 and ten teams took part in the said competition including university teams from India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The team from Faculty of Law, University of Colombo consisting; Namya Gunawardena, Vikum Jayasinghe and Sunekshi Bhareti were placed 2nd after the two preliminary rounds and went on to become Champions by winning both the semi-final and the final moots.
The Competition was based on two different moot problems; the moot problem for the preliminary rounds was on International Trade while the moot problem for the knockout rounds was on Financial Crime and Extradition. The team from Faculty of Law, University of Colombo also won the Award for the best written memorial.