Nominees announced for LCN Student Law Society Awards; record-breaking number of submissions received

LawCareers.Net is delighted to announce the nominees for the fourth annual Student Law Society Awards, sponsored by DWF LLP. There has been an overwhelming response, with more than 2,240 individual submissions and 48 committee submissions received (compare this to 2017, when we received 1,700 and 41 respectively).

The 11 individual award categories are intended to showcase the hard work of student law society members in providing their peers with the best socials, careers events, and pro bono and mooting activities, as well as demonstrating their commitment to diversity.

The event will take place in Painters’ Hall in London on Thursday 15 March 2018, and will bring together representatives from the prestigious sponsor firms and the nominated student law societies. The nominees are:

Best at student engagement – sponsored by Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

  • The De Montfort University Law Society
  • The Holdsworth Club (University of Birmingham)
  • University of Nottingham Pro Bono Society

Best social event – sponsored by Memery Crystal LLP

  • Cardiff University Law Society
  • University of Huddersfield Law Society
  • University of Nottingham Law Society

Best careers event – sponsored by Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

  • Grey Society (Northumbria University)
  • King’s College London Law  Society
  • Lex Law Society (Nottingham Trent University)
  • Warwick Law Society

Best society for aspiring barristers – sponsored by The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple 

  • Bracton Law Society (University of Exeter)
  • University of Bristol Bar Society
  • University of Nottingham Bar Society

Best mooting activities – sponsored by Blake Morgan LLP

  • Reading University Law Society
  • The LSESU Law Society
  • University of Portsmouth Law Society

Best society for non-law students – sponsored by Osborne Clarke LLP

  • King’s College London Law Society
  • University of Nottingham Law Society
  • York University Law Society

Best society for first-year students – sponsored by Slaughter and May

  • Leicester University Student Law Society
  • Manchester University Law Society
  • Warwick Law Society

Best pro bono activities – sponsored by DLA Piper

  • King’s College London Pro Bono Society
  • UEA Law Society
  • University of Nottingham Pro Bono Society

Best social media – sponsored by Shoosmiths

  • Lancaster University Law Society
  • UEA Law Society
  • University of Bristol Law Club

Best law society overall – sponsored by Clyde & Co LLP

  • Leicester University Student Law Society
  • The LSESU Law Society
  • UEA Law Society
  • University of Bristol Law Club

Best law society president – sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright

  • Gabriella Ezeani – Leicester University Student Law Society
  • Zain Khushi – Manchester University Law Society
  • Kenny Glass – University of Bristol Law Club
  • Bethan Cooper – University of Lincoln Law Society

Most committed to increasing diversity – sponsored by Baker McKenzie (in conjunction with Aspiring Solicitors)

  • Leicester University Student Law Society
  • Manchester University Law Society
  • University of Bristol Law Club

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