2019 Competition

The topic for the 2019 competition will be Crime: theft. This will include robbery, burglary, stealing, fraud and embezzlement but not bribery or corruption.


PLEASE NOTE THAT THE KEELE AND EXETER REGIONALS ARE ON 9TH FEBRUARY BUT THE KENT REGIONAL IS ON 16TH FEBRUARY 2019.

Changes for 2019

Assessment: there is now a zero mark option where the team does no reflection at all.

New award: there will be an award given in the national finals to the team given the highest score by the clients. Details for this will be given later.

Teachers' Resources: there is now a page on the site where faculty can share roles and other information. If you would like to access this, you need to email [email protected] from your university email account and provide a password (no special requirements).

2019 timetable:

Closing date for entries: the closing date has now passed and 42 law schools have entered. We have been able to accept 39 with 4 on the waiting list.

National Training Day: there will be three events on 26 January 2019.

Hosted by Oxford Brookes University: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Law Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford Brookes, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Reading, South Wales, Swansea, Warwick and West of England.

Hosted by the University of Law (London Moorgate): Brighton, East Anglia. Essex, Kent, Kingston, Law Moorgate, Middlesex, Nottingham Trent, Royal Holloway, South Bank, Sussex, UCL and Winchester.

Hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (Preston): Central Lancashire, De Montfort, Derby, Keele, Law Manchester, Northumbria, Sheffield Hallam, Sheffield and Sunderland.

Regional Competitions: there will be two events on 9 February 2019:

Midlands and Northern Regional hosted by Keele University. 4 teams to qualify for the finals.

Teams: Birmingham, Central Lancashire, De Montfort, Derby, Hull, Keele, Law Manchester, Leicester, Manchester Met, Newcastle, Northumbria, Nottingham Trent, Sheffield Hallam, Sunderland and Warwick.

West Regional hosted by the University of Exeter. 3 teams to qualify for the finals.

Teams: Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Law Birmingham. Oxford Brookes, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Reading, South Wales, Swansea, West of England and Winchester.

Regional Competitions: there will be one event on 16 February 2019:

London and South East Regional hosted by the University of Kent (Canterbury). 3 teams to qualify for the finals.

Teams: Brighton, East Anglia, Essex, Kent, Kingston, Law Moorgate, Middlesex, Royal Holloway, Sheffield, Southbank, Sussex and UCL,

National Finals: 9 March 2019. To be hosted by the University of the West of England, Bristol. The top ranking 10 teams nationally will take part.


International Competition: 3-6 April 2019. To be hosted by the Law Society of Ireland, Dublin.The winners of our national competition will take part.