1st Seminar – Motivation to Moot
The Moot Court and Debating Society of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University took the initiative to organize a Guest Lecture on the importance of mooting, on the 22nd of February 2023. This was the first Guest Lecture organized by the Moot Court and Debating Society with the view of encouraging Law undergraduates to participate in Mooting.
The Lecture was conducted by Mr. Akila Gayan Kaushalya Attorney-at-law of the Supreme Court. His Lecture dealt with the significance of mooting to law undergraduates and How Mooting could help them to flourish in their legal career.
The Lecture provided the young undergraduates with the opportunity to gain insight on the real-world experiences of a legal professional and how one could overcome challenges in the legal profession through the experiences gained from Mooting.
2nd workshop- Guest lecture on Mooting
The Moot Court and Debating Society of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University conducted its second Guest Lecture on the Fundamentals of Mooting on the 1st of March with the participation of Law Undergraduates.
The lecture was conducted by Mr.Madhawa Tennakoon, Deputy Solicitor General at the Attorney General’s Department and the lecture was conducted in the interest of giving the students an opportunity to explore the sphere of mooting and the practicle aspect of it.
The Lecture provided the young undergraduates with the opportunity to the explore their intrest in mooting and learn what mooting is.
3rd workshop- Guest Lecture on Mooting
The Moot Court and Debating Society of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Conducted its 3rd Guest Lecture on the 8th of March 2023.
The lecture was conducted by Mr. Seraka Ratnayake, who graduted from Derkin University with a double degree in Commerce and Law. He currently works as a judges Associate in the county Court in Australia in the Civil Division. Being a past Mooty himself, he shared his experiences regarding mooting and gave an insight on the preparation process of a moot.