Left to right: Cheryl Milne, Wesley Dutcher-Walls, Maryam Shahid, Madam Justice Marie Josée Hogue of the Court of Appeal of Quebec, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin of the Supreme Court of Canada, Madam Justice Julie A. Thorburn of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Katrina Longo, Jacob Gehlen, and Joseph Cheng.

The Wilson Moot 2018

The Wilson Moot 2018 will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24, 2018 at the Federal Court facilities in downtown Toronto.

We are pleased to announce the bench that will judge the final round between the two top placing teams from the preliminary rounds:

The Right Honourable Richard R. Wagner, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada

The Honourable Justice Peter D. Lauwers
Court of Appeal for Ontario

The Honourable Justice Cindy A. Bourgeois
Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

We wish all teams good luck and thank all our volunteers in advance for their time and effort in support of the Wilson Moot


Congratulations to the University of Toronto: Winner of the Wilson Moot 2017

The University of Toronto is the overall winner of the Wilson Moot 2017. Team members included Wesley Dutcher-Walls, Jacob Gehlen, Katrina Longo and Maryam Shahid who competed successfully against 11 other participating law schools. The preliminary rounds took place in Toronto on February 24 and 25, 2017 and the final moot between the top two teams from the University of Toronto and McGill University was held on Saturday afternoon. The University of Victoria placed third in the overall standings.

The bench for the final round included the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada, the Honourable Justice Marie-Josée Hogue of the Court of Appeal of Quebec and the Honourable Justice Julie A. Thorburn of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

The prizes for best written argument were awarded to McGill University followed by the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School.

The top oralist was Katrina Longo of the University of Toronto. Tova Morgenstern of Bond University placed second, and Shelby Morrison from the University of Windsor placed third.

Photos of all the award winners are located on the Past Winners page.

Congratulations and thanks to all participants and volunteers that worked to make this year’s moot a success.


The Wilson Moot 2017 would not have been possible without the generous contributions from the following firms:

Host Sponsor

Premium Sponsors

    Bennett Jones
  Awards Dinner Sponsor   Awards Dinner Reception Sponsor

General Sponsors

Carswell Cavalluzzo Hayes