updated on 10 February 2021
The nominees for the seventh annual Student Law Society Awards have been revealed, after LawCareers.Net received 37 submissions from presidents and committees and nearly 2,000 submissions from society members across the UK.
Sponsored by Willke Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP, the 2021 Student Law Society Awards seek to celebrate the brilliant work of student law societies, especially during a difficult year of remote learning and social distancing.
There are 13 individual award categories which highlight the societies excelling in everything from mooting activities, to supporting first-year law students and non-law students, and increasing diversity.
The Student Law Society Awards ceremony will take place virtually on the evening of Thursday 18 March 2021, bringing together representatives from the prestigious sponsor firms and nominated student law societies.
The nominees are:
Best at student engagement
Best careers event
Best social event
Best social media – sponsored by Shoosmiths
Best society for non-law students – sponsored by Osborne Clarke LLP
Best society for first-year students – sponsored by Burges Salmon LLP
Best society for commercial awareness
Best society for aspiring barristers
Best mooting activities
Best pro bono activities
Most committed to increasing diversity – sponsored by Baker McKenzie
Best law society president
Best law society overall – sponsored by DWF Group Plc
More information, as well as photos of the 2020 event and last year’s winning societies can be found on the Student Law Society Awards microsite.