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Competition Section 2016 annual dinner and awards

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The Law Society’s Competition Section is pleased to share the photographs from the 2016 formal annual dinner and Horsfall Turner essay prize award ceremony which took place this year on 1 December. A particular highlight of the night was the excellent speech by Dr Andrea Coscelli, acting chief executive of the Competition and Markets Authority and the prizing giving to the Horsfall Turner essay prize winners.

The Horsfall Turner annual essay competition is designed to encourage young lawyers to develop an interest in European law. It is open to all trainee solicitors and paralegals working at law firms or in-house legal departments in organisations with an office in the UK.

This competition provide three prizes, first prize is a cheque for £1,000 and two highly commended prizes of £250 - all winners are invited to the Competition Section dinner and awards, where they receive their prizes. Our 2016 winners are listed on our Essay page.


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