The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) in partnership with sponsors Juta Law invites applications from ALL law students studying towards an LLB or LLM at a South African University for the 2019 South African Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Writing Competition.

The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) is engaging young legal minds in generating innovative ideas on issues of law reform. As from 2019, the Competition is dedicated to the memory of the late Chief Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa who served South Africa with dignity and distinction.

The South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) is engaging young legal minds in generating innovative ideas on issues of law reform. Join the ranks of future legal achievers destined to shape our evolving jurisprudence by entering this prestigious law student essay writing competition.

Worth of Award

  • Winners of the LLB and LLM categories win R20, 000 cash prize each.
  • The supervisors and law faculties of the 1st prize winners will receive a Juta Law credit
    voucher to the value of R2,500 each.
  • Runners-up in the LLB and LLM categories win a R10, 000 cash prize each.

Eligibility

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

Submit entries to The Assistant Secretary, South African Law Reform Commission,Private Bag X668, Pretoria, 0001 or email [email protected]

Deadline: applications close January 1, 2020

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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