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PBA Essay Competition 2024

Open to all law undergraduates and those studying an LLM, GDL, CPE and recognised Bar Training Course. 

1st Prize - £1,000 and your essay published in Estates Gazette (EG) 

2nd Prize - £500 

3rd Prize - £250 

The finalists will each receive a hardback copy of Megarry & Wade: The Law of Real Property, which is kindly sponsored by Thomson Reuters. 

Each finalist will also have the opportunity to meet online with a specialist property barrister for a one-to-one discussion about life at the Bar, getting to the Bar, property work and/or your future career.   

Deadline for entries 

Friday 12 January 2024 

The winner will be announced and the prizes presented by a High Court Judge and the Chair of the PBA at an event attended by the judiciary and members of the PBA in April 2024. 

Full rules for entry may be found here

The essay question is: 

Does the proposal to abolish no-fault evictions under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 strike the right balance between landlords and tenants? 




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