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Matheson Mock Trial

Struggling to fill that empty spot on your CV? Looking for a great opportunity to build on your legal experience? Trying to redeem your JMT record? Whatever the reason, sign up for Senior Mock Trial! Those later year students will be happy to hear that this year’s SMT will be held fully in person once again! So suit up, court is about to be in session.

Are you a shiny new law student looking to live out your Elle Woods dreams? Junior Mock Trial may just be the competition for you! This competition is the perfect opportunity to meet and compete against plenty of overzealous rising legal stars just like yourself. Experience all of the fun courtroom drama of cross examining witnesses, delivering compelling testimonies, and most importantly battling amongst your peers. Preliminary rounds are judged by real life barristers from our sponsoring firm leading up to the final rounds judged by some of the most prominent legal professionals in Ireland. Make sure you sign up! You don’t want to miss out on the perfect way to jump start your legal career at Trinity!

McCann Fitzgerald Maidens Debating

Are you in debate, but too intimidated by the Hist and Phil’s dramatics? Or maybe you’re just looking for more legally based debating? In any case, LawSoc’s Maidens debating competition is a great way to get involved! Maidens combines all the ruthless entertainment of debating with the thrilling joy of legal discourse. This Hillary term competition is open to first and second year students eager to try their hand at debating. Put on your best condescending smile and sign up for this year’s Maidens!

McCann Fitzgerald Innovation Competition

Do you like pushing the boundaries of legal application? Do you love competitions but don’t want to commit to the standard 4 week affair? The Legal Innovation Competition may be the perfect fit for you! In this competition you will get to pitch your design to an experienced panel of professionals using your legal skills. It is the perfect opportunity for some experience and exposure all in just one days work!

A/L Goodbody Commercial Negotiations

Do you fancy yourself something of a corporate shark? Do you want to push you negotiation skills to the limit? The Commercial Negotiations Competition is a great way to test your metal. In this competition you will use your skills to strike the best deal for your fictional client with the supplied information. This competition is perfect for law and non-law students alike as no specific legal knowledge is required. Come test your skills in front of a panel of corporate big wigs and see if you have what it takes!

Trinity v Cambridge Varsity Mock Trial

Looking to push your mock trial skills to the next level? Mark your diaries for the return of our intervarsity competition with Cambridge University! We are excited to announce the return of our varsity mock trial with Cambridge University. The finalists of this year’s Senior Mock Trial will be invited to represent Trinity in this competition hosted by Cambridge University. Become an international mock trial star and shoot for this year’s Cambridge Varsity Mock Trial!