London, UK, Oct. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning legal research and technology platform vLex opens its annual student writing competition and announces prizes ranging from £250 to £1,500.
For the sixth consecutive year, the vLex International Law and Technology Writing contest invites students from around the world to submit a 1,000-word blog-style article on one of three new topics. The author of the winning article will receive a grand prize of £1,500, while the three runners-up will each receive £250. All finalists will have their articles published before an international audience of employers and legal professionals.
The writing competition offers students the opportunity to stand out from their peers, improve their employability and have their work published. Following unprecedented demand and feedback from a number of entrants, new graduates will now be invited to enter the competition alongside current students. The deadline for submission is 23:59 GMT on December 1, 2022.
“I am delighted to confirm that the 2023 Writing Contest is officially open, with a recent rule change meaning more students can enter than ever before. I encourage all entrants to read the contest rules in full before entering and to check out the caliber of previous entries on our blog for inspiration. As the contest enters its sixth year of existence, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported it. Students, guest and celebrity judges, and various vLex staff have all played a role in shaping the competition, allowing it to continue to grow and preparing more students for careers in the legal industry. .
— Dr. Matthew Terrell, Writing Contest Founder and Head of Marketing at vLex.
Students from over 400 universities around the world have entered the contest over the years, with many calling the contest a valuable tool that has helped hone their writing skills.
“The vLex competition was a great opportunity for me to develop my writing skills and overcome a personal hurdle to make technical issues more digestible. Working on a more concise piece motivated me to continue participating in writing projects. writing and competitions throughout the school year, and led to cash prizes and a fall semester internship that matched my interests.I would recommend to any student interested in technology law to to participate ! ”
— Anokhy Desai, University of Pittsburgh, 2021 Laureate
vLex is a leading provider of award-winning technology and global legal information, providing access to comprehensive primary and secondary collections from over 100 countries, in one intelligent research platform. Founded over 20 years ago, vLex provides industry-leading service to thousands of attorneys, law firms, government departments, and law schools around the world. With a team of over 200 lawyers, engineers, business executives, and editorial experts, vLex strives to deliver bespoke technology that improves the searchability and connectivity of millions of editorially-enriched legal documents.
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