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Prizes Information

Law
Discipline Prize How Prize is Awarded Value of Prize QSP Ledger Student Recordcode
Law   Family Law Association Prize   Founded in 2006, the Prize is awarded to the best overall performance in essay and examination in Honours Family Law   £150.00   Directly from Association   310  
Law   Cruickshank Law Prize - best Honours Graduate   Awarded annually to the best student completing requirements for the degree of LLB with first class Honours.   £100   Directy from Donor   208  
Law   Cruickshank Law Prize - Best LLB Graduate   Awarded annually to the best student graduating with the degree of LLB (Ordinary) with Distinction.   £100   Directly from Donor   209  
Law   David M Sutherland Memorial Prize in Forensic Medicine   The prize is awarded annually for the best performance by an LLB student in the Level 2 courses in Forensic Medicine.   £40   (EN) EP10217-11   788  
Law   George & Alexander Greig Prize in Scots Law   Awarded to the most distinguished student in Property and Family Law.   £20   (EN) EP10054-11   348  
Law   Green Prize in Law   Awarded annually to a student who in their first degree of study in the LLB degree, has shown distinction in subjects from the first year. Such distinction will be determined by the results of examinations in all of Foundations of Private Law, Legal System and Method, Foundations of Public Law, Civil Liberties, Criminal Law, Contract and Delict, and, in the event of equality of application, it will be decided by the Head of School.   Letter to W Green & Son Ltd and prizewinner     340  
Law   Hunter Medal in Roman Law   Awarded annually for the best essay on some subject connected with the exposition of Civil and Roman Law. Each essay must bear a motto only, and be accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing the same motto and containing the competitor's name and address and date of attendance on the class of Civil or Roman Law in this University. Essays must be lodged with the Secretary of the University no later than 20 April.   £50   (EN) EP10064-11   404  
Law   James Craig Howie Memorial Prize - 1st Year   Awarded annually to the best overall student in the combined first year classes of Criminal Law; Contracts;Legal System; and Legal Method.   £100   (EN)EP10206-11   394  
Law   James Craig Howie Memorial Prize - 2nd Year   Awarded annually to the best overall student in the combined second year classes of Property; Commercial Organisations and Insolvency, Succession and Trusts   £100   (EN)EP10206-11   395  
Law   Law Society of Scotland & Society of Advocates in Aberdeen (Williamson Fund) Prizes for Diploma in Legal Practice Students.   Awarded by the Law Society of Scotland and shared by the five students who successfully complete the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice with the greatest distinction.   £250   Directly from Society   486  
Law   Lord President Cooper Prize in Comparative Law and Scottish History   Awarded annually in alternate years to the best student in Honours Comparative Law and to the best student in Honours Scottish Legal History.   £40   (EN)EP10171-11   186  
Law   Miller & Bryce Conveyancing Prize   Awarded to the student who successfully completes the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and with the greatest distinction in Conveyancing.   £250   Directly from Donor   580  
Law   Robert Milne Memorial Prize   Founded in 2000 in memory of their son Robert Milne, a graduate in Land Economy. The Prize is awarded to a student in Law who has shown the greatest improvement in Honours subjects between years 3 and 4 of the LLB Honours degree.   £250   Awarded through Development Trust   588  
Law   Sir Thomas Broun Smith Memorial   The prize is awarded from time to time by the trustee of the Sir Thomas Broun Smith Memorial Trust to the writer of the essay, which is adjudged to be the best submitted in accordance with the rules of the competition. The prize was last awarded in 1995 and the subject of the essay was "the extent to which prior statements of witness and accused persons should be admissible in criminal trials in Scotland ". It is anticipated that the prize will be offered triennially. Those eligible to compete are (i) those who are currently students in the School of Law at the University of Aberdeen and (ii) those who have graduated in Law from the University of Aberdeen since 1 January 1990.   £1,000   Directly from Donor   754  
Law   Shepherd & Wedderburn Prize in Property Law   Founded in 2001, a cash Prize is offered by Shepherd & Wedderburn for the best student in Property Law.   £500   Directly from Donor   726  
Law   Commander BS Ranjit-Takht- Rattan: Captain MS MacFarland Memorial Scholarship   Awarded to an LLB (Hons) student in final year who has been able to demonstrate not only excellent grades throughout their courses, but a commitment to Law through extra-curriculular interests and activities such as Mooting, Negotiation and Advocacy.   £200   Awarded through Development Trust   177  
Law   The Society of Advocates in Aberdeen Williamson Prize   Awarded to final year LLB (Honours) students for exceptional academic achievement assessed on the Honours dissertation.   1st Prize £500 - 2nd Prize (x2) £250   Directly from Society   855  
Law   Davidson Chalmers Prize   The prize is open to LLB students in their second year of study, taking account of their degree examination results in Commercial Commercial Organisations and Insolvency and Law of Property. Candidates for the prize will be invited to attend an interview and also required to deliver a presentation.   £250 and a summer placement   Directly from Donor   216  
Law   Ransom Prize   Awarded for best LLM disertation in 2012-13   £100   Directly from Donor   697  
Law   Cloch Intellectual Property Prize (Cloch Quaich)   Awarded to the student accorded the highest mark each year in an Honours dissertation on an intellectual property law related topic. A Quaich donated by Cloch Solicitors will be displayed permanently in the Taylor Library and will be engraved annually with the prize winner name at the cost of Cloch Solicitors   Quaich Engraving     169  
Law   Franco-British Lawyers Society Prize   Awarded to the best 2nd year LLB student in French and French Law.   £500   Directly from Donor   325  
Law   David Lessels Prize - Family Law   Awarded to the student with the best overall performance in Level 2 Family Law   £125   Awarded through Development Trust   215  
Law   David Lessels Prize - Individual Contribution   Awarded to the undergraduate student who, in the opinion of the Head of the Law School, has made a significant contribution to the Law School's activities through his/her role as class representative on any of the School's committees   £125   Awarded through Development Trust   222  
Law   David Lessels Prize - Legal System   Awarded to the student with the best overall performance in Level 1 Legal System   £125   Awarded through Development Trust   207  
Law   David Lessels Prize - MA Legal Studies   Awarded to the student on the MA Legal Studies programme with the best overall performance in the combined first year classes of Contract; Criminal Law; Legal Method and Legal System   £125   Awarded through Development Trust   220  
Law   Family Law Association Postgraduate Diploma Prize   The Prize is awarded to the best student in the Family Law Elective Course in the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice   £150   Directly from Donor   1011  
Law   Fullerton Prize for Legal Skills   Awarded annually to the best student in Level 1 Legal Method   £125   Awarded through Development Trust   1012  
Law   Slaughter and May Prize in English Law   Awarded annually to the student with the highest aggregate mark in LS3030; Equity and LS3526: The Law of Property of England and Wales   £200   Directly from Donor   746  
Law   Stronachs Prize in Rural Law   Awarded annually to the student with the highest mark in LS4045 Rural Law. Where two or more students jointly receive the highest mark, the mark awarded in the assessed essay will be decisive. If there is still a tie, the prize will be shared.   A book on the relevant subject matter or the equivalent value in book vouchers or ca     783