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Bar Council 2015 Legal Reporting Awards - Open to entries - £1,000 up for grabs for each winner

The Bar Council’s 2015 Legal Reporting Awards are now open to entries with £1,000 prize money on offer to the winners of each category.  Now in its 24thyear, the competition is open to print, online and broadcast journalists in recognition of the media’s role in civil society; helping the public to understand legal issues and holding authority to account.

 The deadline for applications is Thursday 10 September.

 The judges are looking for news articles, features or programmes for TV or radio that promote an understanding of the law in the public interest. The winners of both print and broadcast categories will be announced and presented with their prizes at the Annual Bar Conference on Saturday 18 October 2015. Small cash prizes will also be awarded to those shortlisted.


  • ·         Full instructions for entering the 2015 Legal Reporting Awards please are available here
  • ·         The entry pro forma is available here, and
  • ·         A full press release and list of previous winners is available here
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