The moot court team of the Law Faculty of Parahyangan Catholic University (Unpar), under the coordination of Parahyangan International Law Society (PILS), represented Indonesia along with a team from the University of Indonesia at 25th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition held in Vienna, Austria, -29 March 2018. Unpar.s team consists of Michelle Gracia Susilo, Evan Dewangga Cenggana, Michelle Angelina, Sharleen Marfian, and William Bernoulli.
Vis Moot competition is one of the most prestigious moot court competitions in the world, especially in the field of commercial arbitration. This year, the competition was attended by 362 universities from 82 countries including by top universities such as Harvard University, Yale University, University of Cambridge, and others. The legal issues at the stake in this year’s topic is the right to denounce the arbitrator who has a relationship with the Third Party Funder as well as the Battle of Forms in the practice of an international sale and purchase contract stipulated under the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and UNIDROIT Principles on International Commercial Contracts.
In this competition, Unpar’s Law Faculty team won 3 out of 4 rounds of matches against teams from the University of Central Lancashire (UK), Victoria University, Melbourne (Australia), Middlesex University (Mauritius), and the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing (China).
These encouraging results are also a boost for FH Unpar and PILS to continuously improve the quality of Unpar’s law students and compete at the the global level as one of the leading law faculties in Indonesia. FH Unpar and PILS express their deepest gratitude to the sponsors and parties who have supported the Vis FH Unpar team financially as well as by donating their ideasand intellectual input to help the team’s legal materials.
Vis Unpar and PILS teams were sponsored by Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto, MacalloHarlin Advocates, PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero), Auto2000 and Alumni Association of Parahyangan Catholic University (IKA Unpar). In addition, we would also like to thank Mr. Albertus Pratomo, Mr. M.S Lumme and Ms. Stella Atmadja (FH Unpar 2010, President of PILS 2012-2013) who were individual donors of PILS.
Vis FH Unpar team trained and received directions from lecturers. Bayu Seto Hardjowahono, SH, LL.M, Dr. Ida Susanti, SH, LL.M., John Lumbantobing, SH, LL.M., ACIArb. and Stella Delarosa, SE, SH, MH, M.Kn., M.Si. FH Unpar and PILS also express their gratitude to various parties including alumni of FH Unpar’s international moot court team who have become external advisers and trainers from the Vis team, Mr. Hilton King, Mr. Stefanus Haryanto and Mrs. Stephanie Keisha (Adnan Kelana Haryanto & Hermanto), Mr. Vik Tang, Mrs. Jeanne Elisabeth Donauw and Mrs. Debby Sulaiman (Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung), Mr. Aston Goad and Mr. Randy Rifdaan (Dewi Negara Fachri & Partners), Mr. Rangin Prabowo (Frans Winarta & Partners), Mr. Andrew Sutedja (Sutedja & Associates), Ms. Setyawati Fitri Anggraeni and Dr. Ir. Hary Elias (Anggraeni & Partners), and Mr. Heru Muzaki (HHM – Hauwita Hendrajat Maruszama Law Office).