Deadline: July 16, 2012
Terms and Conditions
The Oxford Brookes University Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC)
Scholarships will be awarded to the best essays on the topic of:
It is time to do away with the anachronistic distinctions between Barristers, Solicitors and Legal
1. Entries will be judged by a panel of Oxford Brookes University Law School staff. The work will be
judged against the following criteria:
- Knowledge and understanding of current issues affecting the legal profession.
- The ability to put forward a well reasoned argument.
- The ability to produce an essay which forms a succinct, consistent, coherent and well
- Good grammar, spelling and punctuation.
- The ability to write about legal issues in a way that is accessible to a reader who may not be a
2. There is a strict 1,000 word limit (excluding footnotes). Only the first 1,000 of an essay will be read
3. There are two Scholarship awards, one each for the GDL and for the LPC. Each award is worth
(a) Graduate Diploma in Law
The Oxford Brookes University Graduate Diploma in Law Scholarship: the sum of £5,000, to be
used towards payment of course fees to a student who enrols on the GDL at Oxford Brookes
University in academic year 2012-13
(b) Legal Practice Course
The Oxford Brookes University Legal Practice Course Scholarship: the sum of £5,000, to be used
towards payment of course fees to a student who enrols on the LPC at Oxford Brookes University
in academic year 2012-13
4. Entries must be received by the School of Law at Oxford Brookes University by midnight on 16 July
2012. All entries must be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries sent to the wrong email
address or received after the closing date will not be considered.