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Team: Carl da Luz, Aaron Gubeli, Sophia Ma, Barbara Wang and Erica
Note: Allard School of Law placed first!
Special Thanks: to Mike Hamata and Emily Snow (DLA Piper), who provided
much-appreciated assistance to the team; and to all those who
presided over practice moots.
Bowman National Tax Moot
Generously supported by Thorsteinssons LLP
Advisors/Coaches: Professor David Duff
Team: Tyler Berg, Jennifer Horton, Grace Shaw and Alex Wind
Note: Both Allard School of Law teams advanced to the semi-finals, placing
in the top four of 28 teams. Jennifer Horton took the prize for best oralist.
Special Thanks: to third-year J.D. student Leandra Gupta (oralist in 2015–
16), Kim Ho and Natasha Reid (Thorsteinssons), and Michael Taylor
(Department of Justice) for their valuable coaching assistance. The team
also benefitted from several oral practices with other lawyers at
Thorsteinssons, in both Vancouver and Toronto.
Dentons Negotiation Competition
Generously supported by Dentons Canada LLP
Advisors/Coaches: various counsel from Dentons
Team: Chad Groulx and Alan Stachowiak
Special Thanks: Dentons supported Alan and Chad to participate in the first
annual Canadian National Negotiation Competition in Winnipeg.
Advisors/Coaches: Ryan Dalziel (Norton Rose Fulbright) and Professor
Team: Sophie Marshall, Anna Moore, Carly Peddle and Joanna Stratton
Special Thanks: to Ryan Dalziel for his dedicated coaching, to the numerous
lawyers who participated in practices, and to Justices Newbury, Frankel
and Fitch of the British Columbia Court of Appeal who sat in a special Family
Day sitting to help our students prepare for the final competition.
Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot
Generously supported by the Insolvency Institute of Canada
Advisors/Coaches: Professor Janis Sarra