Faculty of Law

The Nordic Court Competition (Nordiska rättegångstävlingen)

The Nordic court competition consists of a written and an oral part. In the written part, which begins in April, the contestants prepare a complaint as well as a statement of defence based on a fictitious event.

The oral part consists of a pleading in a simulated trial takes place in June in one of the Nordic capitals. The size of the team is limited to six contestants, and each team will have a plaintiff and a defendant. In total twelve teams from the Nordic countries will participate. They are all lawyer clubs represented by an active lawyer. The competition will take place in the Scandinavian languages.

The team from Uppsala consists of students from the course "Grundläggande rättigheter i Europa - teori och praktik".