The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) is engaging young legal minds in generating innovative ideas on issues of law reform.
Guided by the wish to honour a range of South African legal achievers, the SALRC is relaunching the legal essay writing competition originally named in honour of the first Chief Justice of the democratic era, Justice Ismail Mahomed.
The South African Law Reform Commission in partnership with sponsors Juta Law invites ALL law students studying towards an LLB or LLM at a South African University to submit their innovative ideas championing law reform issues into the 2018 South African Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Writing Competition.
Application Deadline: 31st Jan 2019
- The competition is divided into two categories and is open to registered LLB and LLM students respectively at a South African University or tertiary institution, in any year of study.
- Abridged versions of completed Masters dissertations will also be accepted.
- PhD students are not eligible to enter.
How To Apply:
- Essays can be on any topic relating to the modernisation, improvement, development or reform of any aspect, area or branch of South African law.
- Entries should be in English and must be 4000 to 6000 words in length.
- The competition will be judged by a panel appointed by the South African Law Reform Commission.
- The winners and supervising lecturers, as well as runners-up, will be hosted at a function sponsored by the South African Law Reform Commission.
Visit The Contest Webpage For More Information