We want to hear your opinions on the current Real World Questions being asked of lawyers and business professionals today.
Choose one of the two questions below and write an essay that argues the differing views across the industry. Be inquisitive, research to expand your knowledge in the area and develop key skills that will help you achieve your ambitions.
We have given possible ideas you may want to explore and provided resources to get you started.
How fair is the Criminal Justice System?
- Diversity in the justice system
- Fair trials and legal funding
- Management of critical incidents
- Stop and search policies
How do businesses adapt to change effectively?
- Artificial intelligence in the workplace
- Managing productivity
- E-commerce vs. traditional companies
- Corporate Social Responsibility; ‘Green’ products and sustainability
- Adapting to Covid-19
This Year's Winning Essays
Why should you take part?
How to enter
The competition is open to all students studying in years 10-13. See the entry page for more details and to submit your essay. Don’t miss out, the closing date is 13 October 2020.
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