National Speed Mooting Competition presents

introduction to mooting

with John Dove

Wednesday 19th June 2024

7.30 pm to 8.30 pm

On Zoom

Introduction to Mooting

A short insight into mooting with Speed Mooting founder and criminal barrister, John Dove

Wednesday 19th June 2024
7.30 pm to 8.30 pm
On Zoom

This short online course is ideal for those that are new to mooting and experienced mooters looking for a refresher.

The course will be taken by John Dove, who is the founder of the National Speed Mooting Competition and a criminal barrister. John has extensive experience in relation to mooting and advocacy competitions, having organised competitions for over 12 years. This year, we are pleased to announce that we are holding 4 competitions.

During the course, John Dove will deliver a talk covering a variety of points that can help anyone get started in mooting and also enhance their skills. At the end of the session, he will take questions from the audience in a Q&A session.

During the course, he will cover the following:

o   What is a moot

o   The importance of mooting

o   How to prepare for a moot

o   Top tips

o   What we do at Speed Mooting

If you would like to virtually attend the session, fill in the form below to register. We will send you the link for the Zoom event so that you can join. You can submit questions in advance using the form below. If you think of any questions after you have signed up, you can send these by email to

The events are open to anyone to attend, whether you are a student, a paralegal or even in practice. Once you sign up, we will send a confirmation email to confirm that you are registered for the event. You may not receive this right away; please don't worry. Once you click 'Register now', we have received your entry.


Please complete the form below to sign up. If you experience any difficulties, please feel free to contact us at

If you would like to know more about our competitions taking place in 2024, please click below for more information.

If you would like the opportunity to practise various forms of advocacy in a low-pressure environment, the Advocacy Club may be ideal for you. Please click below for more information.