Consistent with its strong commitment to mooting, and tradition of excellence in private and commercial law scholarship and research, UNSW Law & Justice has hosted the UNSW Law Private Law Moot since 2014. The Private Law Moot is unique across the common law world as the only truly global moot about private law.

Founded by Law & Justice alumni Lyndon Goddard and Rohit Sud, the Moot is an annual competition which is now carried forward by successive generations of UNSW Law & Justice student moot convenors  supported by an academic advisor, Professor Simone Degeling.

In 2021, UNSW Law & Justice is delighted to welcome the following teams to compete on Saturday 22 – Monday 24 May:


  • Swinburne University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of Western Australia


Hong Kong

  • University of Hong Kong



  • Christ University
  • Jindal Global University
  • Symbiosis Law School



  • University of Malaya


New Zealand

  • Auckland University of Technology



  • National University of Singapore
  • Singapore Management University


United Kingdom

  • University of Oxford


We are indebted to King & Wood Mallesons for their generous financial support of the Moot and to the legal practitioners, UNSW Law & Justice alumni and academic staff who have agreed to participate as judges. We are also grateful to Hart Publishing for generously donating book prizes.