American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Training International Commercial Lawyers through Participation in the Willem C. Vis Moot
BAN Xiaohui, XIAO Yongping

With China’s increasing involvement in the international community, the demand for lawyers capable of dealing with international disputes is rising sharply. China is opening up in a comprehensive way and goes out of the country to make investment. Chinese law schools have to catch up with the demand from society and train legal talents with an international orientation. Wuhan University Law School is taking the lead in training international commercial lawyers with amazing achievements. Wuhan University has found an effective way of training international commercial elite lawyers by participation in the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (hereinafter referred to as “the Moot”). This paper introduces the Moot shortly, traces the achievement of Wuhan University Law School in the Moot, introduces the training process at Wuhan University Law School, and concludes that the Moot is an effective way of training international commercial lawyers which should be further promoted.

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