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During their studies, law students at Southampton can compete for a range of awards, many of which are offered by leading law firms, barristers' chambers, legal publishers, organisations and individuals.

Prizes include generous monetary awards or placements with the sponsors, the latter being invaluable opportunities for students to learn more about the realities of life as a lawyer and network with experienced professionals.

The Law School is grateful for the support from our sponsors and partners, which help us to recognise our most talented and hardworking law students every year.

These are some of the prestigious local and national organisations that sponsor our prizes:

3PB Barristers, 4 New Square,  Bird & Bird, Campbell Johnston Clark, Clyde & Co, CoffinMew Solicitors, Gard, Gateley PlcGlanvilles Demant, Herbert Smith Freehills, Holman Fenwick Willan, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, MacfarlanesOxford University Press, Reed Smith,  Stephenson Harwood, Tatham MacinnesThomson Reuters, White & Case

 

2019 Prize winners

First Year

Category Sponsor Prize/Award Winner
Best Overall Consistent Performance in Year 1 of the LLB programme Seymour J Gubb Prize Monetary award Rachel Moody
Best Performance in Legal Systems and Reasoning Paris Smith
Work placement Bethen Abraham,
Best Performance in Legal Skills Oxford University Press Book voucher Thomas Hughes
Best Performance in Legal Skills Oxford University Press Book voucher Josiah Kirpalani
Best Performance in Contract Law Macfarlanes

Monetary Award and Open Day Jasmine Collier
Best Performance in Contract Law Macfarlanes

Monetary Award and Open Day Thomas Hughes
Best Performance in Public Law Herbert Smith Freehills Insight day Lucy Packham
Best Top 10 Performing students in the LLB programme Herbert Smith Freehills Open Day

Rachel Moody

Thomas Hughes

Vito Capone

Savanna Cutts

Alicia Gardner

Lucy Packham

Josiah Kirpalani

Charlie Johnson-Hall

Samantha Collins

D'Arcy Giess

Second year

Category Sponsor Prize/Award Winner
Best Performance in Criminal Law Exam 3PB Monetary Award and work placement Lily McDermaid
Best Performance in Equity and Trusts Coffin Mew Monetary Award Elena Chavdarova
Best Essay Performance in Land Law Glanvilles Damant Work placement Rosie Morgan
Best Performance in Healthcare Law and Bioethics Irwin Mitchell Monetary Award Henrieta Gelatkova
Best Performance in Employment Law Moore Blatch Work experience Lucy Hobbs
Best Overall Performance in Year 2 Law School Monetary Award Elena Chavdarova
Best Performance in Land Law Scott Bailey Work experience Elena Chavdarova
Thomson Reuter Law Prize for Runner Up of Best performance in 2nd year exams Thomson Reuter Monetary Award Lily McDermaid
Best Performance in Tort (LAWS2045) White & Case Monetary Award and Open Day Elena Chavdarova

Final Year

Category Sponsor Prize/Award Winner
Best Performance in Insurance Law 4New Square Monetary Award and Work Placement Charles Redmile
Best Performance in IP Law Coursework Bird & Bird prize Work placement Riana Harvey
Best Performance in Admiralty Law Holman Fenwick and Wilian Prize Work placement Bethan Horsfield
Best Performance in Carriage of Goods Reed Smith Prize Work placement Luke Rose
Most Outstanding Merit in the Study of Human Rights or closely related field. Sally Kiff Monetary Award Megan Evans
Best Performance in Dissertation Swords Monetary Award Helena Gann
Best Performance in Company Law Stephenson Harwood Prize Monetary Award and Open Day Kara Stephen
Top Degree Classification Winston Churchill Memorial Law School Monetary Award Bethany Holmes

LLM

Category Sponsor Prize/Award Winner
Best Performance in International Trade Law Campbell Johnson Clark Work placement Magdulein Abaida
Best Performance in Carriage of Goods Gard Monetary Award Ioanna Tolia
Best Performance in International Law of the Sea Gately Work placement Lucile Raveau
Best Performance in LLM Taught Modules Quadrant Monetary Award and work placement Ioanna Tolia
Best Performance in LLM IP modules River Island Work placement Xander Vallance
Best Performance in Marine Insurance Tatham Macinnes Monetary Award and Open Day Zoi Maria Sofronidou
Best Performance on the LLM in Maritime Law Clyde and Co Monetary Award To be awarded in November

Final Year Prize Winners - Photo Gallery

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Bethan Horsfield - Holman Fenwick & Willan Prize for Best Performance in Admiralty Law
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Riana Harvey - Bird and Bird IP Prize for Best IP Law Coursework
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Kara Stephen - Stephenson Harwood Prize for Best Performance in Company Law
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Megan Evans - Sally Kiff Prize for the Most Outstanding Merit in the Study of Human Rights
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Bethany Holmes - Winston Churchill Memorial Prize for Top Degree Classification

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