First Year Assignment Schedule & Moot Info

2018-2019 First-Year Assignment Schedule

First year students have assignments due in their Torts, Public Law, Transnational Law and Legal Research & Writing Classes. They also have to prepare a factum and participate in a moot in their Contracts class.  The Assistant Dean, Students works with the faculty members teaching these courses to prepare a common assignment schedule.  All assignments are due on the date indicated on the schedule below.

Assignment Schedule ***Last Updated August 3, 2018 (to include Sept 7 mandatory event)***

Note: This schedule is subject to change. Please direct any questions about the timetable to the Assistant Dean, Students, Kaila Mikkelsen:  Students requiring academic concessions should consult the Assistant Dean, Students well in advance of the due date for an assignment or an examination date.

February 2019 First-Year Moot Information 

Information updated December 3rd 2018

Timeline of events:

January 3, 2019 | Contracts - Moot Problem Distributed to Students

January 3, 2019 | 12:30pm: Factum Writing Lecture (to prepare 1Ls for their factum) – Mandatory for 1Ls

January 16, 2019 | Contracts - Appellants' Factums Filed and Served Electronically (hard copy to Moot Court Registrars)

January 21, 2019 | 12:30pm: Oral Advocacy Lecture (to prepare 1Ls for their moot) – Mandatory for 1Ls

January 24, 2019 | Contracts - Respondents' Factums Filed and Served Electronically (hard copy to Moot Court Registrars)

January 29, 2019 | 2:00pm: Demo Moot and Q&A with the Registrars  - Highly recommended for 1Ls

February 4, 2019 | Contracts - Moots (Section .001; Bakan) All moots are held in the evening

February 5, 2019 | Contracts - Moots (Section .002; Uteck)

February 6, 2019 | Contracts - Moots (Section .003; Aloni)

February 7, 2019 | Contracts - Moots (Section .004; Biukovic)

Important documents:

First Year Moot Court Rules 2019


Sample UBC Appellant's Factum (Gale Cup 2015)

Sample UBC Respondent's Factum (Gale Cup 2015)

Contact information:

  • Ask the Registrars ( questions on administrative or procedural issues.
  • Ask your Contracts Professor questions regarding substantive legal issues in the moot problem.
  • Ask Lucia Pecnikova, Manager, Student Experience ( questions regarding academic concessions.