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Best Performance in the Final Assessment for the Degree of Bachelor of Laws

Two prizes are awarded annually for the best performance, worth £100, and the second best performance, worth £50, in the Final Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws. The prizes are open to students registered on any LLB programme.

Rules

There shall be two prizes awarded annually in the School of Law, as follows:

  1. One of £100 and one of £50 for the best performances in the Final Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws (eligible candidates will be those registered on any LLB programme).
  2. Prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prizes shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Hollie Stringer and Jessica Piper
2010/11 winner - Lauren Abbs and Jessica Thomas
2011/12 winners - Phillipa France and Shaun Bradshaw
2012/13 winner - Inderpreet Heire and Jemma Gordon

Worth £100 and £50


Best Performance in the Final Assessment for the Degree of Master of Laws

A £100 prize is awarded annually for the best performance in the Final Assessment for the degree of Master of Laws. The prize is open to students registered on any LLM programme.

Rules

There shall be a prize awarded annually in the School of Law, as follows:

  1. One of £100 for the best performance in the Final Assessment for the degree of Master of Laws (eligible candidates will be those registered on any LLM programme).
  2. Prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prizes shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Robert Pate
2010/11 winner - Joseph Smith
2011/12 winner - Nicholas Gordon
2012/13 winner - Ashley Mullen

£100


Best Performance in the Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Taught units

This £50 prize is awarded annually for the best performance in the Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Taught units.

Rules

  1. One of £50 for the best performance in the Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Taught units.
  2. Prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prizes shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Robert Pate
2010/11 winner - Kirsty Vincent
2011/12 winner - Robert Bailey
2012/13 winner - Ibrahim Al-Nahedh

£50


Best Performance in the Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Dissertation units

This £50 prize is awarded annually for the best performance in the Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Dissertation units.

Rules

  1. One of £50 for the best performance in the Final Assessment of the Postgraduate Dissertation units.
  2. Prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prizes shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided.

2009/10 winner - John Nelson
2010/11 winner - Christine Malisch
2011/12 winner - Alexandra Wagner
2012/13 winner - Tobias Arnold

£50


Best Performance in the Final Assessment for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies

This £75 prize is awarded annually for the best performance in the Final Assessment for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies.

Rules

  1. One of £75 for the best performance in the Final Assessment for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies.
  2. Prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prizes shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Kate Ledwidge
2010/11 winner - Laura Van Ree
2011/12 winner - Isobel Travers

£75


The Charles Herbert-Smith Memorial Prize for Law

This prize is awarded annually for the best performance in the Year 2 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws and will be used to purchase books chosen in consultation with the Head of School. The prize is open to students registered on any LLB programme.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Charles Herbert-Smith Memorial Prize for Law.
  2. The Charles Herbert-Smith Memorial Prize for Law shall be awarded for the best performance in the Year 2 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws (eligible candidates will be those registered on any LLB programme).
  3. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  4. The value of the prize shall be a sum not exceeding one third of the income from the Charles Herbert-Smith bequest fund which shall be used to purchase books chosen in consultation with the Head of the School of Law.
  5. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of sufficient merit the prize may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Charlotte Miner
2010/11 winner - Shaun Bradshaw
2011/12 winner - Natalie Payne
2012/13 winner - Samuel Rayner

Not specified


Hodgson Martin European Law Prize

The annual Hodgson Martin European Law Prize, worth £200, is awarded for the best performance in the Year 2 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws. The prize is open to students registered on the LLB Law with European Legal Systems programme and the LLB Law with French Law and Language programme.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize of £200 to be awarded annually for the best performance in the Year 2 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws (eligible students will be those registered on the LLB Law with European Legal Systems programme and the LLB Law with French Law and Language programme).
  2. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If two or more candidates are of equal merit in the second year assessment, the prize shall be divided. If no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be awarded.

2009/10 winner - Tom McNamara
2010/11 winner - Ama Missah
2011/12 winner - Andrew Horner
2012/13 winner - Ben Dougan

£200


The Malcolm Hitchcock Memorial Prize for Law

This £150 prize is awarded annually for the best performance in the assessment in Land Law and is open to students registered on any LLB programme or the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Malcolm Hitchcock Memorial Prize for Law.
  2. The Malcolm Hitchcock Memorial Prize for Law shall be awarded for the best performance in the assessment in Land Law by a candidate registered on any LLB programme or the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies.
  3. The prize shall be an annual award of £150.
  4. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  5. The prize shall be indivisible and if in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be awarded.
  6. The name of the prize winner shall be notified to Messrs Mills and Reeve, Solicitors.

2009/10 winner - Kathleen Smith
2010/11 winner - Laura Parry
2011/12 winner - Andrew Horner
2012/13 winner - Samuel Rayner

£150


The Mills and Reeve Prizes for Law

Two prizes are awarded annually for the best performance, worth £125, and the second best performance, worth £75, in the Year 2 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws. The prizes are open to students registered on the LLB Law programme and the LLB Law with American Law programme.

Rules

  1. There shall be two prizes awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Mills and Reeve Prizes for Law.
  2. The Mills and Reeve Prizes for Law shall be awarded for the best and second best performances in the Year 2 assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws (eligible candidates will be those registered on the LLB Law programme and the LLB Law with American Law programme).
  3. The prizes shall be an annual award of £125 for the best performance and £75 for the second best performance. Where the two candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided equally.
  4. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  5. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit both or one of the prizes shall not be awarded.
  6. In determining who shall be awarded a Mills and Reeve Prize the Board of Examiners may, in the exercise of its discretion, resolve that a candidate who has been awarded the Charles Herbert-Smith Prize shall not also be awarded a Mills and Reeve Prize.
  7. The names of the prize winners shall be notified to Messrs Mills and Reeve, Solicitors.

2009/10 winners - Christina Greer and Stephanie Cross
2010/11 winners - Phillipa France and Sarah Ellero
2011/12 winners - Natalie Payne and Samuel Goldsmith
2012/13 winners - Samuel Rayner and Joe Ferris

£125 and £75


Norwich Law School Alumni Book Prizes

Annual prizes of £100 are available for students in the School of Law who meet certain criteria. The prizes are to be used for course books.

Rules

  1. There shall be Prizes awarded annually to be known as the Norwich Law School Alumni Book Prizes, which will be funded by The Norwich Law School Alumni Book Fund.
  2. The purpose of The Norwich Law School Alumni Book Prize is to contribute towards the cost of books required for an undergraduate degree course offered by the School of Law.
  3. Students ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom who are eligible to pay fees at the Home/EU rate, who come from a household where the total household income is less than £25,000 in accordance with the documents provided to the LEA and who are registered in the School of Law are eligible to be considered for this Prize.
  4. The value of the Prize shall be £100 per year for a maximum of three years to each eligible student, subject to satisfactory progress in accordance with regulation 6 below, and subject to the availability of funds.
  5. The first Prizes will be awarded in September 2011. Students in Years 2 and 3 are immediately eligible to apply with Year 1 students becoming eligible in the second semester of their first year.
  6. Students who are performing at the 2.1 and above level and who have seminar attendance at 80% or higher are eligible for the Prizes. Students in Years 2 and 3 will be judged on their previous year's performance and those in Year 1 will be judged on their performance in the first semester.
  7. The Prizes will be awarded by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic) on the recommendation of the School of Law based on information from the School of Law and the documents provided to the LEA.
  8. The Prize recipients will be required to attend an event for publicity purposes.
  9. The Prize recipients will also be required to produce a report on their studies for the Fund donors, via the Development and Campaigns team, at the end of their three-year course.

2011/12 winners - Lola Akinloye, Lauren Cope, Andrew Horner, Andrew Hurley, Rebecca Pickett, Myles Shearman, Amy Sutton, Samuel Sutton, Kelsey Wright, Sam Baines, Laura Canham, Megan Ford, Rochelle Hector-Lindo, Steffi Jimenez, Hannah Jones, Joseph Keeping, Abigail Lambert, Peter Letson, Georgia McGuire, Amber Murphy, Lauren Norman, Alexandra Pecanac, Georgia Robertson, Mona Shahrezaey, Lukasz Slupski, Bernadette Treen, Jake White, Louise Wiggins and David Wilson

2012/13 winners - Ben Hudson, Emerald Priscott, Rachel Hamling, Hannah Priestley, Harry Pollard, Christopher Goodwin, Matthew Barnett, Alexandra Harvey, Steven Jackson-Doblas, Jonathan Ben-Abraham, Ross Attfield, Kemba Lindsay-Charlton, Emma Harris, Philip Chapman, Temidayo Mitchell, William Foley, Hannah Gordon, Peter Turnbull, Jeremy Elliott, Rujeko Muringapasi, William Hunter, Gabrielle Bausola, Stephanie Hall, Kabir Larry Casey Kareem, Abigail Lambert, Alexandra Pecanac, Amber Murphy, Andrew Horner, David Wilson, Georgia Robertson, Hannah Jones, Jake White, Joseph Keeping, Kelsey Wright, Laura Canham, Lauren Norman, Lauren Cope, Louise Wiggins, Megan Ford, Mona Shahrezaey, Myles Shearman, Peter Letson, Rebecca Pickett, Rochelle Hector-Lindo, Sam Baines and Samuel Sutton

£100


The Oxford University Press Prize

The Oxford University Press Prize of £150 worth of books published by OUP is awarded annually for the best performance in the Year 1 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws. The prize is open to students registered on the LLB Law with European Legal Systems programme, the LLB Law with French Law and Language programme and the LLB Law with American Law programme.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Oxford University Press Prize for Law.
  2. The prize shall be awarded for the best performance in the First Year Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws (eligible candidates will be those registered on the LLB Law with European Legal Systems programme, the LLB Law with French Law and Language programme and the LLB Law with American Law programme).
  3. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  4. The prize shall be an annual award of £150 worth of books published under the imprints of Oxford University Press. The books will be obtained directly from the offices of Oxford University Press in accordance with instructions which will be sent direct to the prize winner.
  5. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the prize shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal and sufficient merit the prize may be divided.

2009/10 winner - Ville Rauhala
2010/11 winner - Sam Sutton
2011/12 winners - Thomas Hill and Frances McKeown
2012/13 winner - Harry Pollard

Worth £150


The Sweet and Maxwell Law Prize

The Sweet and Maxwell Law Prize of £150 worth of books published by Sweet and Maxwell Limited is awarded annually for the best performance in the Year 1 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws. The prize is open to students registered on the LLB Law programme.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize.
  2. The Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize shall be awarded for the best performance in the Year 1 Assessment for the degree of Bachelor of Laws (eligible candidates will be those registered on the LLB Law programme).
  3. The prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  4. The prize shall be an annual award of £150 worth of books published under the imprints of Sweet and Maxwell Limited. The books will be obtained directly from the offices of Sweet and Maxwell Limited in accordance with instructions which will be sent direct to the prize winner.
  5. The prize can be awarded to one student only or split between two students each year.
  6. No individual may be awarded the prize more than once in the course of his or her legal studies whether at this or at a different institution.
  7. The name of the prize winner shall be notified annually to Sweet and Maxwell Limited.

2009/10 winners - Phillipa France and Natalie Carman
2010/11 winner - Anna Willis
2011/12 winner - Samuel Rayner
2012/13 winner - Hannah Penney

Worth £150


Sir Roy and Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Batchelor of Laws

The Sir Roy & Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Bachelor of Laws

For a number of years Sir Roy and Lady Catherine Goode made generous donations to the School to support student prizes. The School is delighted that they have offered to do so again.  
 
Rules
1. There shall be a Prize to be awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Sir Roy & Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Bachelor of Laws.
 
2. The value of the Prize will be £1,000.
 
3. The Prize shall be awarded for the best overall performance in the Degree of Bachelor of Laws.
 
4. The Prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
 
5. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the Prize shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the Prize may be divided.
  

£1,000


Sir Roy & Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Master of Laws

The Sir Roy & Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Master of Laws
 
For a number of years Sir Roy and Lady Catherine Goode made generous donations to the School to support student prizes. The School is delighted that they have offered to do so again.  
 
Rules
1. There shall be a Prize to be awarded annually in the School of Law to be known as the Sir Roy & Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Master of Laws.
 
2. The value of the Prize will be £1,000.
 
3. The Prize shall be awarded for the best overall performance in the Degree of Master of Laws.
 
4. The Prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
 
5. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit the Prize shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the Prize may be divided.

£1,000


The Tristan Clark Prize

The annual Tristan Clark Prize is awarded to the final year student with the most improved academic performance during their time with the Law School.

Rules

1. There shall be a prize of £500 awarded annually in the School of Law in memory of former student Tristan Clark.

2. The Prize will be awarded to the Final Year student with the most improved academic performance during their time with the Law School.

3. The Prize shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Law on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.

£500