REGIONAL INTERVIEW MEMOS

INTERVIEW 1: WOODWARD

MEMO

To:    Solicitors
From: Secretary
Re:    Appointment with Alex Woodward

Alex Woodward is a new client who has made an appointment to see you on Saturday 15th January. S/he telephoned yesterday stating that s/he had received a letter from his/her neighbours. They are complaining about an issue with a tree in the garden.

I have carried out a conflict check and found no conflicts. The client has been informed that this interview will cost £75 plus VAT. Any future work carried out by the firm will be charged at £200 plus VAT per hour.

INTERVIEW 2: RANGER

MEMO

To:    Solicitors
From: Secretary
Re:    Appointment with Robin Ranger

Robin Ranger is a new client who has made an appointment to see you on Saturday 15th January. S/he wants some advice about a problem that has arisen relating to an animal welfare issue.

I have carried out a conflict check and found no conflicts. The client has been informed that this interview will cost £75 plus VAT. Any future work carried out by the firm will be charged at £200 plus VAT per hour

COMPETITION NOTES

The 2020 Competition scenarios will introduce more client “personality” issues to test teams’ non-legal skills. This will reflect the types of situations faced in the international competition, as agreed at the 2019 AGM.

Topic: The law topic is Damage to Property (Civil Law). This includes nuisance, negligence and trespass but excludes Landlord and Tenant Law.

Regionals on Saturday 15th February 2020: teams need to be at the venue by 11.30am. The events should  finish by 6pm.

South West Regional: hosted by the University of South Wales in Cardiff.

Teams taking part: Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, Oxford Brookes, Plymouth, Reading, South Wales, Swansea, West of England, Westminster, Worcester, Winchester.

Southern Regional: hosted by London South Bank University.

Teams taking part:  Brighton, East Anglia, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Law Moorgate, Middlesex, Royal Holloway, South Bank, Sussex, UCL Warwick.

Northern Regional: hosted by Sunderland University.

Teams taking part: Central Lancashire, De Montfort, Hull, Leicester, Liverpool Hope, Manchester Met, Newcastle, Nottingham Trent, Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam, Sunderland.

National Finals: 14th March 2020 hosted by University College London.

International Competition: 15-18th April 2020. To be hosted by Stetson University College of Law, Tampa, Florida, USA. Full info at https://www.stetson.edu/law/academics/advocacy/home/iccc.php