Student Success at 12th INADR Annual International Law School Mediation Tournament

Monday, 25 March 2013

Pictured (left to right): Kieran Touhy, Cassie Roddy, Lughaidh Kerin (coach), Karolyn Place, Tamara Cassidy, Tatiana Kelly & Eoghan Clogher.
Pictured (left to right): Kieran Touhy, Cassie Roddy, Lughaidh Kerin (coach), Karolyn Place, Tamara Cassidy, Tatiana Kelly & Eoghan Clogher.

The School of Law is delighted that our students excelled at the 12th International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) Annual International Law School Mediation Tournament which was held this year in Dublin by the Law Society of Ireland. The performance of the NUIG teams of (T1) Tamara Cassidy, Karolyn Place & Kieran Touhy and (T2) Cassie Roddy, Tatiana Kelly & Eoghan Clogher contributed to NUIG being awarded “Outstanding New Mediation Program”.
 
On an individual level, Karolyn Place (3rd BCL) finished 10th overall in the “Individual Mediator Awards” and Cassie Roddy (3rd LLB) & Tatiana Kelly (3rd LLB) finished joint 5th in the “Individual Advocate/Client Awards”. They are to be commended for these achievements.
 
As this was an INADR Tournament the USA Law Schools had to qualify to attend the Dublin final, so we were competing against the best of the best. The tournament involved law schools from North America (Cornell, Fordham, Chapman, Loyola (Chicago), Northeastern, John Marshall, Tulane, Michigan State & Saskatchewan to name a few), Australia (Murdoch Uni.), India (Bhopal, Deli & National Law School of India), Europe (John Moores, Kent & Winchester (England), IPLS & Strathclyde (Scotland), Augsburg & Ludwig- Maximilians (Germany). The tournament comprised 36 teams of three, totalling 108 competitors.
 

 

 

Keywords: Law

Author: Lughaidh Kerin, NUI Galway
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