Commonwealth Law Student Essay Competition 2016

This year sees the launch of our 6th Essay Competition. The competition is open to all students registered on an undergraduate law degree course within a Higher Education Institution in a Commonwealth Nations (see below for the full competition rules).  The competition closes on 31 October 2016.

Essay Competition 2016

The title for this year is:

“To what extent is it true to claim that the fundamental principles embodied in the Magna Carta are just as significant today as they were in 1215, since they are the foundation of constitutional provisions relating to the rule of law and democracy in most parts of the world, especially the Commonwealth?”

Essay Winners

Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of first, second and third places as follows:

1st Prize: £250;
2nd Prize: £100;
3rd Prize: £50

The winners will be announced and their essays posted here and in the CLEA Newsletter.  Winning entries may also be considered for publication in our Journal.   Details of the 2014 competition and the winners are available.

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