ILBF Competition 2021—runners-up essays

Legal technology is a crucial and inevitable development in the practice of law. The ILBF’s inaugural law undergraduate essay competition provided law students with a fantastic opportunity to think about how legal technology can be harnessed to improve access to justice in the legal profession. The submitted essays explored a great range of perspectives, ideas and insights, which impressed the judges.

Our two runners-up are Daniel Smithson (Durham University) and Ghazi Hakem (University of Liverpool). ThoughtLeaders 4 FIRE have published their essays to their knowledge hub. 

You can read Daniel’s article here.

You can read Ghazi’s article here.

The essay competition gave all participating students the chance to explore the implications of legal technology for access to justice, thereby providing a bank of ideas and responses to draw on in their forthcoming applications.

The ILBF remains committed to quality legal education across the globe to equip the lawyers of today and tomorrow with the knowledge they need to advance access to justice.