Law Reform Essay Competition for 2011

The Law Reform Essay Competition for 2011 is again generously sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust.

The competition, which is open to law students and pupils, invites entrants to submit an essay of not more than 3,000 words, which identifies and makes the case for a law reform that is desirable, practical and useful.

Prizes are:
£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

The closing date is 18 October 2011 at 17:00 and prizes for the winning entries will be presented at the Law Reform Lecture, in Inner Temple Hall on 29 November 2011.

For full details of eligibility and the rules please see our website: or contact Wendy McLaughlin at the Bar Council (, telephone 020 7242 0082).