Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2020


The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition was founded in 1992 by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) which was looking to create a unique experience for Space Lawyers.


 The Manfred Lachs covers five world regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa.


Access to Best Memorials, Videos of World Finals and useful links and publications.


Previous winners and other news about the competition since 1992.

IISL Young Scholars Awards

The IISL Young Scholars Fund was created in 2011 to support the achievements of participating students by granting monetary awards.

Join the Lachs Moot!

We feel it is essential that this competition be an educative, fruitful and positive experience and we hope you will enjoy putting yourself in a Space Lawyer's shoes. 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀

Pump up your teammates during the competition and support your competitors outside the competition since they might become your future co-workers and friends!

Every problem has a solution and is a learning opportunity that will help you become a more adept, successful and have a good stress anagement when you encounter stressful situations.

Stay Professional since your are the representative of your coaches and universities. Express yourself eloquently and respectfully while speaking to the jury and others. This is a useful skill set that translates well into every career that you may pursue.

International Institute of Space Law

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