Advocacy Cup

About the Moot

The Advocacy Cup is the only moot in Singapore focusing on trial advocacy. Participants must prepare a witness for an examination-in-chief (EIC) and cross-examination. The competition is judged by lawyers from Drew & Napier.

For any enquires, please contact [email protected] 


Moot Type

Trial Advocacy

Key Dates/Info

Kickstarter (On Zoom):

7th March 2022, 4.30pm

Preliminaries (On Zoom):

19 March 2022, 8.30am

Semi-finals (On Zoom):

24 March 2022, 5.30pm

Finals (Wee Chong Jin Moot Court):

31 March 2022, 6.00pm


Please register for the competition here. The deadline for registration is 9 March 2022, 2359.


We will be holding a Kickstarter on the Advocacy Cup on 7th March at 4.30 pm. Do sign up for the Kickstarter here.


All participants must comply with the rules at all times. The rules can be found here.


2022 Moot Problem

The moot problem for the preliminary round can be accessed here.

The semi-finals/finals moot problem can be found here.

Past Moot Problems

Access the previous moot problems here: 
(2021 Moot Problem)

(2021 Semi-Finals/ Finals Moot Problem)


All finalists and semifinalists will be invited to an internship with Drew & Napier.

The Champion will receive a cash prize of S$2000 and a trophy.

The 1st Runner-Up will receive a cash prize of S$1000 and a trophy.

The joint 2nd Runners-Up will each receive a cash prize of S$500 and a trophy.


About Drew & Napier

Drew & Napier has provided exceptional legal advice and representation to discerning clients since 1889 and is one of the largest law firms in Singapore. The calibre of Drew & Napier’s work is acknowledged internationally at the highest levels of government and industry, cementing their reputation as Singapore’s world class law firm. 

For more information, please visit Drew & Napier.

MDC would like to thank Drew & Napier LLC for their generous sponsorship of the moot, without which the event would not be possible.