School of Law

Andrew McMurtrie Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £100

This prize is awarded to the mature student demonstrating the most improved grades between the first and second Principal years.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

Berrymans Lace Mawer

Award type: 

Amount: 

This prize is awarded annually to the student with the most improved grades from FHEQ Level 4 to FHEQ 5 and includes the provision of one week's work experience at Berrymans Lace Mawer.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

  

Knights 1759 Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize is awarded to the student demonstrating the best performance in Commerical Law in the third Principal year.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Maxwell Law Prize

Award type: Book token (Sweet and Maxwell publications)

Amount: £150

This award is given to a student reading for a first degree in Law. The subjects taken at the examinations for which the prize is awarded must be in Law. 

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

mfg Solicitors Law Student of the Year

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £500

This is an annual prize of £500, awarded by the School on the basis of outstanding academic ability, alongside contribution to the School or wider community. 

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Michael Akehurst Memorial Fund

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

The fund was established by colleagues and students of Professor Michael Akehurst, who died in October 1989, to commemorate his work in International Law and his contribution to Keele. The Fund is used in three ways:

  1. awards to students in International or EC Law
  2. the dedication of a part of the Law Library as the Michael Akehurst Collection and the award of bursaries
  3. to assist with the payment of overseas student fees for postgraduate courses in Law

This prize will be listed on the HEAR (for undergraduate students), and will be announced at graduation.

 

Michael Whincup Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize was founded as a result of a gift by Mr Michael Whincup on his retirement as a Reader in Law. The prize will be awarded on the recommendation of the Departmental Examination Board. It is awarded to the student whose examination performance in the law papers is adjudged best in the second Principal year. The prize may be shared between students whose performance is equally meritorious. 

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

Oxford University Press Prize

Award type: Book token

Amount: £100

This prize is awarded to the student demonstrating the best performance in an Undergraduate dissertation in the third Principal year.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Patrick Thornberry Prize

Award type: None

Amount: £0

This prize is awarded to the student demonstrating the best performance in a dissertation in the MA Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice.

This prize will be listed on the student transcript, and will be announced at graduation.

 

The Albert Hwang Prize

Award type: Work experience

The Albert Hwang Prize is awarded annually to the best performing FHEQ Level 5 Law student from Hong Kong. The prize takes the form of a work experience placement (non-paid) of up to 2 weeks in Hong Kong.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

The St Giles Hospice Care Prize for the best dissertation in Medical Ethics & Palliative Care

St Giles Hospice delivers personalised care and support at centres in Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Walsall.   St Giles offer a comprehensive range of services such as Hospice at Home, a Lymphoedema Clinic, Day Therapies, a Specialist Women’s Cancer Support Service and Bereavement Support.  Additionally their Community Engagement work is based around supporting and enabling communities to talk more openly about end of life care and bereavement. 

A prize will be made available annually for the best dissertation in MA Medical Ethics and Palliative Care. 

The prize will be listed on the HEAR and announced at graduation.

 

The Kathy de Gama Prize

Award Type: Cheque

Amount: £50

This prize is in commemoration of former Keele lecturer, Kathy de Gama, her work in relevant areas and her contribution to Keele.

The prize is awarded annually to the Level 6 student(s) demonstrating the highest overall academic performance in the Healthcare Law module.  

The prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

The Oxford University Press Law Trove Prize

Award type: 12 months digital access to a Law Trove subject collection worth £49.99

The prize consists of 12 months digital access to a Law Trove subject collection of the students' choice. The prize will be awarded to the student demonstrating the best overall performance in year 1 (FHEQ 4) Law.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

The Pinsent Masons Prize

Award Type: Work experience 

The prize is awarded annually to the Level 6 student(s) demonstrating the highest overall academic performance in the Employment Law module. The prize takes the form of a work experience placement (non-paid) of up to 2 weeks at Pinsent Masons’ Manchester office under the supervision of Partner and Keele alumnus, Neil Black.  

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

The Prince Evans Prize

Award Type: Work experience 

Prince Evans is a leading West London (based in Ealing) law firm offering innovative and highly specialized work for housing and public sector clients, developers and residential/commercial landlords, businesses and the individual. 

The prize is awarded annually to the Level 5 student(s) demonstrating the highest overall academic performance in the Land Law modules and includes the provision of work experience (non-paid) at Prince Evans’ offices under the supervision of Partner and Keele alumnus, Paul Dutch.  

The prize will be listed on the HEAR

 

The School of Law Public Law Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

The prize will be awarded, at the discretion of the School of Law Examination Board, to the FHEQ Level 4 student(s) demonstrating the highest overall academic performance across Public Law 1 and Public Law 2.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

The School of Law Torts Law Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £50

The prize will be awarded, at the discretion of the School of Law Examination Board, to the FHEQ Level 4 student(s) demonstrating the highest overall academic performance across Torts 1 and Torts 2.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

 

The Spire Barristers Prize

Award type: Cheque

Spire Barristers are Family Law Specialists who provide expert legal advice and representation in a wide range of Family Law matters, and are noted by Legal 500: “Family work is at the heart of Spire Barristers, where members are ‘always willing to go the extra mile’. Chambers is well known for public law children work, particularly highly sensitive and difficult cases, but counsel are also adept at handling financial remedy cases.” 

A prize will be awarded annually for the best dissertation in MA Child Care Law and Practice and MA Safeguarding Adults: Law Policy and Practice.    

The prize will be listed on the HEAR and announced at graduation.

 

The Tony Roe Solicitors Family Law Prize

Award type: cheque

Amount: £150

The Tony Roe Solicitors Family Law Prize is awarded annually to the finalist (FHEQ Level 6) student with the best performance in the Family Law module. It will include the provision of a one week work experience placement with Tony Roe Solicitors at their Reading office. The firm will also provide a maximum allowance of £150 to the recipient of the prize by way of contribution to travel and subsistence expenses that may be incurred by the recipient in undertaking the work experience placement.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR, and will be announced at graduation.

 

Tony Dugdale Prize

Award type: Cheque

Amount: £100

This prize is awarded to the student demonstrating the best overall performance in Contract 1 and Contract 2 during the second Principal year.

This prize will be listed on the HEAR.

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