Centre for Law and Environment


Andrew Lees Environmental Essay Prize

22 March 2017

UKELA has announced details of the 2017 essay prize open to all students. The prize is named after Andrew Lees who was Campaigns Director for Friends of the Earth and died in 1994 while campaigning against open-cast mining in Madagascar

The 2017 Andrew Lees Prize Article Competition opened for entries from 14 March. Please note extended submission date of 26 April 201.

You may choose from either ‘Brexit – threat or opportunity for the environment?’ or A topic of your choice that is relevant to UK Environmental Law

If you choose to submit an article on the topic of your choice, you may have prepared this, or a version of this, for another purpose, but it must have been researched and written after 1 January 2017. We may ask to see evidence of this.

Entries must be submitted between 14 March 2017 and midday on 26 April 2017.

The winner will receive a free place at UKELA’s Annual Conference at the University of Nottingham on 7th to 9th July 2017 (including travel expenses from within the UK).

Please read the competition rules and download an Student Competition Form to be submitted along with your entry. Entries and the form are to be sent to elly-mae@ukela.org by midday on 26 April 2017.

The winner will also have their article published in UKELA’s journal e-law and on the UKELA website.