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Essay Competition in Private International Law


We are pleased to announce

The CONFLICT OF LAWS .NET Essay Competition in Private International Law
Sponsored by Clifford Chance LLP and Hart Publishing

The Competition is open to any student of a higher education institution anywhere in the world, writing in English on any aspect of private international law.

First prize: $500, plus $300 worth of Hart Publishing books.
Second prize: $250, plus $150 of Hart Publishing books.
Third prize: $150, plus $100 of Hart Publishing books.
(All figures are in US dollars)

The best essays will also be submitted for consideration to the Journal of Private International Law.

Deadline: 1 September 2008 at 6pm GMT. All entries, and any questions, should be submitted by email to

For more information, including the rules on eligibility, format and length, please see the Essay Competition homepage (

Comments on this entry are closed.

  • Oluleye January 26, 2008, 3:13 pm

    How can a person submite the essay to you.Can a person submite it on online application or what.Gist me more.Thanks.

  • Martin George January 26, 2008, 5:12 pm


    As stated above, you should submit your essays by email to

  • lili February 21, 2008, 6:18 pm

    i am a law graduate and lawyer trainee at bar association. am i eligible to enter the contest? thank you…

  • Mona Monica February 22, 2008, 2:06 pm

    I am a B.Com, LL.B(Hons.) student, currently in my 4th year. am i eligible?
    Secondly, can i send an article which is jointly authored, i.e are jointly written articles permitted?

  • yemi March 12, 2008, 8:35 am

    i am currently not in university but should be in one before the deadline am i eligible

  • Martin George March 12, 2008, 11:30 am

    This comments area is now closed. If you have any questions regarding the essay competition, please contact me.