Novice Competitions

The Novice Competitions, running in Semester 2, are for law students who have not competed in the same competition before. This year, the Novice Competitions Launch will be held on Wednesday 1 August in the Law Foyer from 12 – 2:30pm in which signups will open. Please keep an eye out on the ANU LSS Facebook page for more event details posted soon.


This semester, we are running:

  • Clayton Utz Negotiation (Monday nights)
  • King & Wood Mallesons Mooting (Tuesday nights)
  • Ashurst Client Interview (Wednesday nights)
  • Witness Examination (Thursday nights)


Preliminary rounds will take place in Weeks 4-6 and knock-out rounds will take place in Weeks 7-10. Students must be available to compete during these weeks.


Our Competitions Directors can answer any questions you have about the competition. Please do not hesitate to contact us at