Law Reform Committee Essay Competition 2009

The Law Reform Committee Essay Competition 2009 is again generously sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust. The competition is open to pupils, undergraduate law students, CPE students and BVC students. Entrants are asked (in no more than 3,000 words) to identify and make the case for a law reform which is desirable, practical and useful.

The prizes are: £4,000 for the Winner
£2,500 for the Runner Up
£1,500 for the best CPE entry
£1,000 for the runner up CPE entry


The closing date for entries is 6 October 2009. For entry form and full details of the competition and eligibility, please see the Bar Council website ( - see the News/Events page) or by contacting: Jan Bye/Wendy McLaughlin, The General Council of the Bar 289-293 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7HZ E-mail: