In brief: Ashurst Morris Crisp in moot triumph

Two Ashurst Morris Crisp lawyers, Catherine Chibnall and Daniel Ross, have brought a glow of pride to the head of their litigation department by winning the Simmons & Simmons Centenary moot Competition. Chibnall and Ross beat teams from Simmons & Simmons, Ince & Co, and Allen & Overy in successive rounds. The losing finalists were Freshfields.Other entrants included Herbert Smith, Lovell White Durrant, Denton Hall, Nabarro Nathanson, Wilde Sapte, Slaughter and May and Linklaters & Paines.