Marking Criteria

Marking Criteria

Non legal aspects:

Appropriate language & behavior
Clear & good structure
Engages decision maker
Persuasive argument
Facts: correct & comprehensive

Legal content:

Legally correct
Legally comprehensive
Professional conduct


Dr. Olga Pogrebennyk, dually qualified as an attorney in common and civil law, also has a PhD in Political Science with more than two years of university teaching experience.


She offers these thoughts:

Because the OSCE in general covers a vast number of different topics, it is important to gain extensive legal knowledge in all the practice areas.

In regard to civil and criminal litigation, I believe that the attachments with the legal tests that OSCEsmart provides are extremely helpful.

Please note:  Any questions related to particular fact patterns are strictly forbidden. Such information is confidential and may not be disclosed.  

However, apart from this restriction , I will be more than happy to answer your questions and share what I know from my experience.