The Junior Lawyers Division essay competition 2020 is now open and this year’s title is:

The essay should be no more than 2,000 words not including references, footnotes and headings. Closing date for submissions is 5pm on Friday 31 May.

The winner will receive a cash prize of £500.

Who can enter

The competition is open to those with the status of solicitor apprentice, LPC student, LPC graduate or trainee solicitor as of 31 May 2020.

Unfortunately, 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.

How to enter

Send your essay to juniorlawyers@lawsociety.org.uk stating whether you’re a solicitor apprentice, LPC student, LPC graduate or trainee solicitor.

Find out who won the JLD essay competition 2019