Our Students’ Success at the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Moot 2019
Based on the quality of their written submissions, students of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law participated in the final stage of the competition in the field of international bankruptcy law – the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Moot 2019. The moot was organised jointly by the Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Law and Queensland University of Technology School of Law, supported by the INSOL International and the International Insolvency Institute, and took place from March 29th to 31st 2019, in Singapore.
Students of the Belgrade Faculty of Law have successfully pleaded against the teams of the University of Vancouver School of Law, the University of Leiden Law School and the Queensland University of Technology School of Law and have qualified for the next phase of the competition. In the quarter-finals, they pleaded against the SMU School of Law. Our students demonstrated an excellent level of knowledge in the field of international bankruptcy law and proved that they can compete with the best universities in the world in that area. In the judges’ opinion, both teams were equally good, but the judges finally rendered in favour of the SMU School of Law, ranking the team of the Belgrade Faculty of Law in the top eight universities in the competition of twenty-one registered teams. The winner of the competition was NLI University School of Law from India, the University of Vancouver School of Law took the second place, while the SMU School of Law and the National University of Singapore Law School are sharing the third place.
The team of the Belgrade Faculty of Law consisted of students of bachelor and master academic studies: Anđelija Miličević, Aleksandra Čvorović, Andrej Zorić and Pavle Erić. The team mentor was Nikola Ilić, Assistant Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, while the preparations were managed and assisted by Prof. Dr Vuk Radović and Prof. Dr Branko Radulović.
Participation in this international moot court competition was possible due to the help provided by Assistant Professor Dr Milena Đorđević, coordinator of moot court activities at the Faculty, as well as the Faculty’s administration. In addition, the participation in the competition in Singapore would not be possible without the generous help and support from: IFC and the Project Supervision Report for the Western Balkans Debt Resolution and Business Exit Project, Deloitte Serbia, Moravčević Vojnović and Partners, Wolf Theiss Serbia and Law Office Kosić .