Morales & Besa sponsors Jessup 2017

January 30, 2017


The final of the eleventh annual Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition (Jessup) was held on Wednesday, January 25th. This competition was sponsored by Morales & Besa and had the outstanding participation of partners Lorena Barrientos and Ignacio Menchaca, as judges of the event.

This year the winning team of the public international law competition was the Universidad Católica de Chile who presented before the current agent for Chile before The Hague for the Bolivia case, Claudio Grossman and lawyers Andrés Jana and Cristián Delpiano.  It should be noted that for the first time in this event, the Best Memorial award presented by Morales & Besa was awarded to the two finalist teams: Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad de Chile.

This competition organized by AmCham Chile together with the sponsorship and participation of Morales & Besa had an initial event on January 13rd that consisted of an auction among the sponsors to raise the necessary funds in order to cover the travels costs for the winning team to Washington DC.

The general manager of AmCham Chile, Roberto Matus, thanked Morales & Besa for his participation and dedication in organizing the competition, which ended with a cocktail at Deloitte’s offices which was attended by partners Matías Langevin and Fernando Arab together with associates Lorena Barrientos, Ignacio Menchaca and Javiera Veloso.