Murdoch students win international law competition August 17, 2010 A team of Murdoch law students has won the International Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Moot at Hong Kong’s City University. The Murdoch team was the overall winner in both the arbitration and mediation sections of the competition, demolishing both Harvard University and City University of Hong Kong. The Murdoch team consisted of Daniel Harrop, Blake Primrose and Brendon Denkha. Mr Harrop won the Best Mediator prize and Mr Primrose was the Best Oralist in the finals. The team also won Best Memorial prizes. Dean and Professor of Law Gabriël Moens said: “Our team represented Murdoch with great distinction. “They served as great ambassadors for Murdoch and showed great consideration of the other teams and sportsmanship.” The team was coached by Professor Philip Evans, who said: "This was a truly great victory and Dean Wang of City University of Hong Kong was very generous in his praise of Murdoch Law School. "This prestigious ADR competition is an exciting initiative of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, City University of Hong Kong and the School of Law of Columbia University (New York)." Many renowned law schools participated in the competition, including Harvard Law School, Tsinghua University and Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. Professor Moens said that the Murdoch team’s spectacular win would further cement the international reputation of Murdoch Law School as Australia's leader in advocacy training. Left to right: Dean and Professor Gui Guo Wang, Daniel Harrop, Professor Phil Evans, Blake Primrose and Brendon Denkha. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Teaching and Learning, Domestic students, International, school of law Tags: advocacy training, arbitration, blake primrose, brendon denkha, china, china international economic and trade arbitration commission, city university of hong kong, daniel harrop, gabriël moens, harvard university, international alternative dispute resolution moot, law, law schools, mediation, usa Comments (One response) Health_News_WA August 17, 2010 Congratulation team-Murdoch! ^___^ b Take that Harvard, Tsinghua U. and Shanghai U.! Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!