Nominees announced for the LawCareers.Net Student Law Society Awards 2019

The nominees for the fifth annual Student Law Society Awards have been revealed, after an overwhelming response of more than 2,700 submissions from student law society members, and 38 submissions from presidents and committees.

The Student Law Society Awards, sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright, aim to celebrate the hard work of student law societies at universities all over the UK, with the 12 individual award categories aimed at finding out which societies do what best, from pro bono activities to supporting non-law students.

The awards ceremony will take place at Painter’s Hall in London on Thursday 14 March 2019, 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

  • Aston Law Society
  • Leicester University Student Law Society
  • University of Lincoln Law Society

Best careers event

  • King’s College London Law Society
  • SOAS Law Society
  • University of Winchester Law Society

Best social event – sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

  • Dundee University Law Society
  • Manchester University Law Society
  • Plymouth University Law Society

Best social media – sponsored by Shoosmiths

  • Lancaster University Law Society
  • Leeds University Law Society
  • Oxford Law Society

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

  • UCL Law for All Society
  • University of Nottingham Law Society
  • York University Law Society

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

  • Cardiff University Law Society
  • UCL Student Law Society
  • University of Portsmouth Law Society

Best society for aspiring barristers – sponsored by the Crown Prosecution Service

  • King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society
  • UCL Student Law Society
  • University of Bristol Bar Society

Best mooting activities – sponsored by Blake Morgan LLP

  • Oxford Brookes University Law Society
  • Reading University Law Society
  • The LSESU Law Society

Best pro bono activities – sponsored by DLA Piper UK LLP

  • UEA Law Society
  • University of Nottingham Pro Bono Society
  • Warwick Law Society

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

  • Leeds University Law Society
  • University of Bristol Law Club
  • University of Nottingham Law Society
  • Warwick Law Society

Best law society president

  • Sophi Carroll – Plymouth University Law Society
  • Daryl Seow – University of Bristol Law Club
  • Vincent Fraser – University of Nottingham Law Society
  • Maaya Sachdev – Warwick Law Society

Best law society overall – sponsored by DWF LLP

  • King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society
  • UCL Student Law Society
  • University of Nottingham Law Society
  • Warwick Law Society

More information, as well as photos of the 2018 event and last year’s winning societies can be found on the Student Law Society Awards microsite: https://awards.lawcareers.net/sls/.

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