LawWorks & Attorney General Student Awards 2011
The winners of the 2011 Awards were announced on Wednesday, 30 March at the House of Commons. The Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC MP, presented the awards to the winners and runners up and spoke out in support of all the students in the UK who have given their time to such activity.
Photos from this event can be viewed by clicking here.
The panel of judges was as follows:
Husnara Begum - Editor, Lawyer 2B
Kara Irwin - LawWorks Trustee and former Director of the BPP Law School Pro Bono Centre
Tom Laidlaw - Head of Academic Development, LexisNexis
John Wotton - Vice President of the Law Society of England & Wales
We are pleased to announce the winners in each category:
Best Contribution by an Individual Student
- Marie-Claire Amuah, BPP Law School
- Joma Cook, Northumbria Law School
- Georgina Murray, the College of Law
- Helen Webster, Nottingham Law School
Best Contribution by a Law School
Best Contribution by a Team of Students
- The College of Law, Moorgate & Bloomsbury, Bail Advice Team
- Queen Mary, University of London, LGBT Team
- University of Strathclyde, Law Clinic Projects Team
Best New Student Pro Bono Activity
- BPP Law School, I in Online
- The College of Law, Bristol, FEAL Project
- Nottingham Law School, Will Writing Project
For more information please contact Martin Curtis or Sarah Cox. You can download a copy of the press release here.
The Access to Justice Foundation Student Prize 2011
For the second year running the Awards incorporated the Access to Justice Foundation Student Prize. The Foundation invited students to submit articles entitled: "Should it be compulsory to seek pro bono costs?". The winners article will be published soon in the New Law Journal.
Andrew McIntyre, City Law School
Sam Kershaw, BPP Law School, Manchester
- Frederick Lyon, City Law School
- James Potts, City Law School