Bar Council Law Reform Essay Competition 2018

This competition is now CLOSED.

The Bar Council's Law Reform Essay Competition is an annual event aimed at developing and fostering an interest in law reform in pupils, law students, CPE/GDL students, BPTC students and those aiming for a career at the Bar. 

Click here or on the image below to hear first hand from students and barristers about why you should consider entering.


The competition is generously sponsored by the Bar Council Scholarship Trust and offers prizes of: 

  • £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

  • 2 x £500 highly commended awards.              

Click here for the entry form and rules.

Previous winning essays can be found here.