24 April 2024

Meas Rith Pheara and Cambodia Team won Professor David Vaver Spirit of the Moot Award at Oxford University

We extend our congratulations to our esteemed paralegal, Ms. Meas Rith Pheara, whose remarkable performance as a representative of the Cambodian team has led to the triumphant achievement of winning the prestigious Professor David Vaver Spirit of the Moot Award at the distinguished 21st Oxford International Intellectual Property Law Moot Competition held at Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Pheara’s exceptional dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment not only significantly contributed to the Cambodian team achieving this great honor, but also showcased the depth of talent and capability within the Cambodian legal community on an international platform.

The significance of receiving the esteemed Professor David Vaver Spirit of the Moot Award cannot be overstated. It symbolizes not only the team’s outstanding camaraderie, perseverance, and academic excellence but also highlights the importance of fostering mutual respect and passion within the legal profession.

Moreover, this historic achievement marks a pivotal moment for Cambodia, as it represents the first time our country has succeeded in making it to the the pleading round at the esteemed Faculty of Law at Oxford University, through a highly competitive regional program. The exceptional quality of the team’s written submission has been recognized on a global scale, earning the Cambodia team a coveted spot among the top 27 law schools worldwide. It’s noteworthy that among ASEAN nations, only Cambodia and Singapore had the privilege of being invited to participate in this esteemed event, further highlighting the significance of this accomplishment within our region.

About the Intellectual Property Moot Competition:

The competition attracts top law schools and legal professionals globally, with participants representing diverse legal backgrounds and perspectives. Each year, teams compete fiercely for recognition and accolades, including the coveted Professor David Vaver Spirit of the Moot Award, which celebrates qualities such as camaraderie, perseverance, respect for fellow competitors, passion, and academic excellence.

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