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Essay writing competition opportunities – including brand-new Justis Law & Tech Writing Competition

We all know how important it is for young lawyers to be able to write persuasively and those essays your lecturers pile on are a good way to develop your skills in this area. However you may wish to try your hand at other types of writing whilst studying law. Christianah’s piece on blogging from earlier this month may have got you thinking about writing for legal websites like Lawbore perhaps?

Students can find a comprehensive list of all the law essay competitions out there on Learnmore, this is a great way to stretch your writing ability as well as to be in with a chance to earn some prize money and nationwide acclaim?

A exciting new competition has just been launched by Justis, the provider of online legal research platforms covering a wide range of jurisdictions from the UK and Ireland to Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand.

Named The Law & Technology International Writing Competition it comes with a £2000 prize pot for the winner. Entrants are invited to write a 1000 word essay on one of 3 themes:

  • Legal technology and the future of legal practice
  • How the law copes with technological innovations
  • The mass impact of technology allowing access to legal information

The competition webpage gives loads of inspiration and thinking points as well as pointing you in the direction of useful links. What are you waiting for – get writing!

Deadline = 1st December 2017

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