Aqeel H Noorali Essay Competition
(May 2021 - October 2021)


Are you interested in legal writing? Do you think you can prepare thoughtful, cogent and persuasive arguments? BVL has partnered with 9 Gough Chambers to organise a legal essay writing competition in memory of dear friend and talented barrister, Aqeel H Noorali. 

The top prize is £1,000 and a mini-pupillage, and there are also cash prizes for runners up. The competition is open from 31 May 2021 to 15 October 2021.


Enter now:

To enter, candidates should upload their submissions as a pdf or Word document to this link. 

To be eligible for the competition, participants must be full-time students aged 16 - 19 years at non-fee-paying schools in England and Wales at the time of entry to the competition. For more information about the competition, including this year’s question, please view the flyer