Essay competition: £10,000 in prize money up for grabs

5 April 2017

The Bar Council's Law Reform Essay Competition is an annual event aimed at developing and fostering an interest in law reform in pupils, law students, CPE/GDL students, BPTC students and those aiming for a career at the Bar.  The competition is generously sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust and offers prizes of: 

  • £4,000 for the winner

  • £2,500 for the runner up

  • £1,500 for the best CPE/GDL entry

  • £1,000 for the runner up CPE/GDL entry

  • 2 x £500 highly commended awards.                                                                                                                                                         

If you are interested in applying for the 2017 Law Reform Essay Competition, please read the rules of the competition which can be found together with the application form here.

Completed application forms and essays should be submitted by email no later than 17:00 on Friday 29 September 2017.

Previous winning essays can be found here