The Grand-final for 2021 is complete! Announcing the Winning team for 2021: West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (Team 822) Congratulations to the team from The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences, Kolkata (Kaira Pinheiro, Ayushi Thakur, Saiesh K. and Deeksha Viswanathan, with coaches Jawad A J and Aastha Malhotra) for winning the 5th annual APCMC! In a stunning Grand Final, our congratulations also to the runners up, The University of Auckland team (Joshua Oliver, Karan Kalsi, Nick Stewart, Spencer Barley, with coaches Keeha Oh and Matthew Jackson. In a riveting negotiation [...]
Congratulations again to all four teams who reached the Semi-Final Round and excelled in their mediation sessions. Your achievement was a credit to your hard work and your commitment to honing some seriously world-class ADR skills. You all gave very impressive performances as Counsel and Clients. The University of Auckland (Team 801) National University of Singapore (Team 827) UNSW (Team 817) West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (Team 822) We also extend our congratulations to your dedicated and talented [...]
Congratulations and well done to you all for your tremendous efforts in the APCMC 2021 and over the course of the preliminary rounds. We are thrilled to announce our semi-finalists The University of Auckland (Team 801) National University of Singapore (Team 827) UNSW (Team 817) West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (Team 822) Semi-Finals will be held 12 Sept 11:30am AEST. The Grand Final will be on 12 Sept at 5pm AEST. The competition isn’t over yet! The impromptu [...]
To launch the ADC-ICC Asia Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition on Friday 10 September 2021, over 100 students, volunteers and dignitaries gathered online for the 'Official Opening'. ADC's CEO Deborah Lockhart was joined by Bryan Clarke, CEO of the International Chamber of Commerce, Australia in welcoming all APCMC participants, volunteers and special guests. Representing over 15 countries, our international attendees were honoured to receive a warm Welcome to Country from Auntie Bronwyn Penrith onto the land of the Gadigal People of [...]
For cultural and timezone reasons we started early! So exciting to see the first 2 sessions of APCMC2021 getting started this evening (AEST). From Annebelle Davis and Lisa Frisken, two of this evening's judges: "Good evening Deborah Congratulations on a fantastic start to APCMC 2021. Just judged the first round and wanted to say how impressive the teams were. They set a really high standard tonight. Its already shaping up as an awesome event. Go teams! Best, Annebelle "First [...]
It's a picture of engagement: the professional volunteers immersed in their briefing session (above), and the students work-shopping Zoom accoutrement (below)!