16 April 2009, Thursday, 14:21

Student team of BSU Institute of Law won the second place at the international contest in Las-Vegas

author: Elmira Sabirova

Student of the Institute of Law under Bashkir State University (BSU) Alexei Sokolov and post-graduate of the same Institute Ekaterina Elizarova won the second place at the international contest of juridical consultation in English language M. Louis Brown International Client Counseling Competition (ICCC). The students have received the right to present our country at the contest after their victory at the Russian national stage of the contest, held every year on the base of Kazan State University. The official site of the contest reports the essence of the competition is that two students play the role of professional lawyers and thus model the process of work with a client. The intercourse is held only in English language and limited in time. The goal of the contest is preparation of students of juridical faculties for their future professional activity. English-speaking people from the USA, the Great Britain and Australia played the role of clients. The theme-2009 was “Negligence and related torts”.

At the international contest in Las-Vegas students from Bashkortostan have yielded to the US team and representatives of the Great Britain are on the third place.