UCL Faculty of Laws


UCL Laws Vis Moot Team qualified in the final round in The White & Case Vis Pre-Moot

7 March 2018


UCL Laws Vis Moot Team qualified in the final round in The White & Case Vis Pre-Moot on 3 March 2018.

The White & case Vis Pre-Moot is the UK’s leading preparatory competition for the prestigious Global Vis Moot rounds, which takes place each year in Hong Kong and Vienna.  

The members of the team are Luke Baxter, UCL Laws LLM student, Alex Cheah, UCL Laws LLB student, Bixin Chen, UCL Laws LLM student, Marc Leong, UCL Laws LLB student, Mikolaj Orzazewski, UCL Laws LLB student and Himanshu Setia, UCL Laws LLM student. Mikolaj won the best oralist prize and Marc won third place.

The team was coached by Sabina Adascalitei, UCL Laws LLM alumna, Michael Lee, UCL Laws LLM alumnus and Bertila Chow, UCL Laws LLB student.

Marc Leong said:

‘I would just like to express my gratitude for all the effort put in by the other members of the Vis team, and in particular the coaches for their guidance amidst their busy schedules.

I hope that we can continue this performance into the oral rounds in Vienna and Hong Kong!’

Mikolaj Orzazewski said:

‘This collective achievement would not have been possible without the unending commitment and focus of the entire team, including our dedicated coaches.

It is a testament to the quality we aim to bring with us to Hong Kong and Vienna.’

Sabina Adascalitei said:

‘We are delighted about UCL’s success in the White & Case London Pre-Moot. The team’s hard work over the past six months has paid off and we are all very much looking forward to competing in Hong Kong and Vienna.’

This qualification represents a great success for our students and their coaches as the team will now proceed to compete in the Vis East competition in Hong Kong and the Vis Moot in Vienna.