Who are the participants?

Teams participating in the competition shall consist of 2 to 4 law students, who are enrolled at a university or law faculty accredited under national law to grant a degree that permits its graduates to enter any legal profession. Every team is allowed to register up to 2 coaches. We accept one team per university or law faculty.

Who is in charge of the academic quality?

Academic Board

ELSA is pleased to present the following distinguished WTO law academics as members of the 18th edition of the Academic Board.

Ms. Marisa Goldstein

Mr. Markus Wagner

Dr. Dylan Geraets

Mr. Claude Chase

Prof. Edna Ramirez Robles

Dr. Tommaso Soave

Prof. Padideh Ala’i

Dr. Gracia Marin-Duran

Prof. Henry Gao

Dr. Jan-Yves Remy

Ms. Illaria Accorsi

Dr. Pinar Artiran

Dr. Maria Corvaglia

Dr. Rodrigo Polanco

Dr. Vitaliy Pogoretskyy

Ambassador Santiago Wills

Dr. James J. Nedumpara


The Panel consists of world trade law experts willing to be active at the hearings. They are appointed by ELSA with the supervision of the Academic Board of the competition.

How much does the participation cost?

There are 2 different fees, a registration fee and a participation fee. In addition to that, teams have to bear the costs for bank transfers.

Registration fee

The registration fee for 18th edition of the John H.Jackson Moot Court Competition is 250€ per team.

Participation fee for Regional Rounds

The participation fee for Regional Rounds is issued by Regional Round Organiser and covers accommodation, meals and programme for participants.

Participation fee for the Final Oral Round

The participation fee for the Final Oral Round in Geneva is 700€ per team and 150€ per each coach.

Competition materials.