Nominees

The nominated societies represent those who strive for excellence in the opportunities they afford their members.

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Awards below!

Best social media - sponsored by

Best at student engagement - sponsored by

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.

UCL Law Society

University of Exeter Law Society

Best social event - sponsored by

Dundee University Law Society

Lancaster University Law Society

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.

Best careers event - sponsored by AllHires

Cardiff University Law Society

Lawyers Without Borders – University of Nottingham Student Division

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.

The LSESU Law Society

Best society for aspiring barristers - sponsored by

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.

University of Bristol Bar Society

University of Nottingham Bar Society

Best society for mooting - sponsored by

King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society

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

University of Bristol Bar Society

University of Lincoln Law Society

Best society for non-law students - sponsored by Shoosmiths

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.

Leeds University Law Society

Manchester University Law Society

Best society for first-year students - sponsored by Burges Salmon LLP

King’s College London Law Society

Leeds University Law Society

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.

University of Nottingham Law Society

Best society for pro bono - sponsored by Reed Smith

Manchester University Pro Bono Society

Cambridge Law Society

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.

University of Nottingham Pro Bono Society

Best law society overall - sponsored by DWF Group Plc

King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society

Manchester University Law Society

UCL Law Society

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.

Best law society president - sponsored by Osborne Clarke LLP

James Mullin – University of Nottingham Law Society

Kiran Pillai – University of Bristol Law Club

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.

Sabrina Sadat – King’s College London Law Society

Thomas Wilson – University of Plymouth Law Society

Most committed to increasing diversity - sponsored by Baker McKenzie

King’s College London Bar & Mooting Society

Manchester University Law Society

University of Exeter Law Society

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.

Best society for commercial awareness - sponsored by Lexology

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.

Nottingham Trent Commercial Awareness Society

UCL Law Society

University of Bristol Law Club

Best society for welfare - sponsored by Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Dundee University Law Society

Edward Bramley Law Society

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.

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