- On February 13, 2016
The 6th Annual Vis Middle East Pre-Moot Competition was held in Manama, Bahrain on 12-13 February 2016. Bahrain welcomed 13 student teams from 8 countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Tunis. For its contribution and role in the Vis Middle East Pre-Moot Programme, Mena Chambers Bahrain has been chosen as “The Ambassador of the Vis Middle East Pre-Moot”.
Prior to the competition, the students undertook a three-day training organised and supported by the Commercial Law Development Program, Center for International Legal Education, Royal University for Women, and Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution.
Dar Al Hekma University (Saudi Arabia) defeated the University of Bahrain in the final oral round. This is the third consecutive win for Dar Al Hekma. The University’s team won five of the seven awards: the Champion Team trophy, Best Claimant Memorandum, Best Respondent Individual Oralist, and two Mena Chambers Awards.
Mena Chambers presented its first annual award “The Mena Chambers Award” for exceptional performance at the competition. Ms Lynn Sharbatly and Ms Ghaidaa Abu Baker Mohammed from Dar Al Hekma University have been awarded this special prize which also offers an internship at Mena Chambers Bahrain.