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JLD annual essay writing competition 2021 – open for entries until 31st May

What is probably the last option for entering an essay competition this academic year….the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society have launched their competition, with a deadline of the end of May – 5pm on the 31st. The winner receives a cash prize of £500.

This year’s title is:

“Is social media the greatest arbiter of free speech?”

The essay should be no more than 2,000 words not including references, footnotes and headings.

Who can enter

The competition is open to those with the status one of the following as of 31 May 2021:

  • solicitor apprentice
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC) student
  • LPC graduate
  • trainee solicitor

Note the competition is not open to LLB/law students/graduates or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) students/graduates, as they are not part of the JLD membership.

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