Times law essay awards
Law and technology essay competition
It has been reported on by The Bar Council that chambers mark applicants for pupillage based on a number of criteria and these often include whether they have won an award for something law related. What are the Requirements? Jump to: navigation , search Feeling like a winner? Whether you are thinking of applying to a law firm , chambers, scholarship or considering another career there is certainly value in entering these competitions to boost your CV. With all of the textbooks, course material, stationary, living expenses and everything else that comes with studying law at university , finding spare cash to cover emergencies can be difficult. It is better to enter one with an essay that really demonstrates a good grasp of the subject than entering five that have been thrown together quicklyEssay fatigue Writing essays can be stimulating and satisfying too but sometimes it can seem never ending and when the tiredness sets in your brain can seem to pack up on you. The Graham Turnbull Human Rights Essay Competition Prize Although the prize is not as lucrative as the aforementioned competitions, it is worth entering because the competition is named after Graham Turnbull who was a solicitor that worked tirelessly for human rights and lost his life in doing so. Worth registering on the website in order to be alerted of the essay titles, once launched in early November Moreover, as the question is specific, this too will mean less entries into the competition. The information usually comes out in April and the deadline for entries is always late September. Deadline is 15 November , with entrants asked to address the following question: Is technology an opportunity or a threat for human rights lawyers?
Judging panels for these competitions feature influential people and if you win you'll get a chance to meet them - opportunities to network like this don't come around too often.
Well done Anna! Essay competitions usually ask for a very limited number of words around the 1, mark generally.
Katherine Strange GDL was a finalist in Find out more and access the rules online. The same is true when applying for scholarships, as it helps to show capability and is often seen by many in the legal field as a better gauge for discerning the quality of their candidates.
Find out more about the deadline for the current year's competition via the Law Society Human Rights Community.
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