The Lee Essay Prize 2018/19
Submissions are open for The Lee Essay Prize! Founded in 1864 by the late John Lee (1783-1866), a Master of the Bench, well known astronomer and Fellow of the Royal Society, essays are invited on a selected subject on the Common or Statute Law of England and Wales.
This competition awards a first prize of up to £1,500 and a second prize of up to £500!
'What should happen on the demise of the Crown?'
- Open to any student members of the Inn or members who have been called to the Bar within the last twelve months (as at the submission deadline)
- Applicants may not have already gained a Lee Essay Prize
- This is an individual competition (no teams may enter)
- Your essay must be 3,000 to 5,000 words (including footnotes) - essays below or exceeding these lengths will not be considered
- The essay must be your original composition
- Your essay must be signed using a pseudonym
- Your essay must conform to this style guide (PDF)