LawCareers.Net’s Student Law Society Awards celebrate the hard work of societies all over the UK

Bringing together students, recruiters, partners and trainees to recognise the dedication of student committees

Highlighting the fantastic opportunities and events they create for their members across campuses

Winner Profiles

Best society for aspiring barristers

King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society

I don’t think any other society does as good a job as this one for aspiring barristers. It’s the ultimate society for those looking to enter the Bar. Read winner profile

Best at student engagement

Manchester University Pro Bono Society

The society is open to the views of its members and encourages everyone to contribute to make the work it carries out the best it can be. Read winner profile

Best society for commercial awareness

Manchester University Law Society

The society’s dedication to commercial awareness is exceptional. There are regular talks on developing commercial and business acumen, which are run in partnership with external organisations. Read winner profile

Best social event

University of Plymouth Law Society

It was a completely different type of social from the conventional pub and club socials – I really enjoyed meeting the committee and other society members. Read winner profile

Best careers event

The Holdsworth Club (University of Birmingham)

This event gave me the opportunity to interact with a wide range of legal professionals and recruiters from various major law firms. Read winner profile

Best society for pro bono

University of Leicester Pro Bono Society

The society consists of a range of pro bono projects, each with its own team, branding, social media and unique goals. There’s so much to get involved in. Read winner profile

Best society for first-year students

UCL Law Society

The first-year events are great, both social and career wise. The society ran many opportunities and activities to engage with freshers, even during the pandemic. Read winner profile

Best society for mooting

King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society

There is something for everyone in terms of mooting, and the mooting team is absolutely incredible. Read winner profile

Best society for welfare

University of Exeter Law Society

From fresher starter packs including safety and wellbeing tips, to walking buses home after events, the society understands the importance of supporting its members beyond their legal careers. Read winner profile

Best society for non-law students

King’s College London Law Society

This society is the best I’ve seen at engaging non-law students! They have a specific non-law social media and a very thorough non-law guide with all the information you need on converting to law and understanding the industry. Read winner profile

Most committed to increasing diversity

University of Nottingham Law Society

Alongside the regular diversity events, there is a diversity council with elected heads to advise the committee – which is a great structural way to increase diversity. Read winner profile

Best society for non-law students

Manchester University Law Society

This year, MULS has undergone a complete transformation in how we support and develop our members’ commercial awareness. Read winner profile

Best law society overall

University of Exeter Law Society

It was fantastic to see how collaboratively the committee works together to support its members. This is very clearly a team effort and a huge well done to everyone involved. Read winner profile

Best law society president

Lucy Antcliff – University of Lincoln Law Society

The society is very welcoming, and I believe this is down to the president. They are positive, organised, and committed to improving the society and helping develop members’ skills. Read winner profile

LawCareers.Net Student Law Society Awards 2022

Best law society president

Best society for non-law students

Most committed to increasing diversity

Best law society overall

Best society for first-year students

LawCareers.Net Student Law Society Awards

LawCareers.Net Student Law Society Awards

LawCareers.Net Student Law Society Awards


The aim of the awards is simple: to highlight and celebrate the great work that societies at campuses up and down the country do, and the fantastic events and opportunities they create for their members.

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