Meet the Winners of our International Law and Technology Writing Competition for 2024!

2 May 2024Law Schools

vLex is pleased to announce the winners of our International Law and Technology Writing Competition for 2024! It was an extremely difficult decision to select the winners from a shortlist of 15 finalists. All the entries this year were of an extremely high quality, with students writing brilliant, thoughtful, papers on a range of current issues around LLMs, Immigration, and Industrial Action. We encourage you to click through and read the winning papers to see the excellent research and insights from our students on these critical and timely topics.

2024 winners:

View all previous winners from 2018 - 2023

"Congratulations to Bessie O’Dell for winning the overall prize for her paper on Copyright Law in the Age of Digital Creativity, and to our Best in Category winners Marco Berki, Rhiannon Victoria Maher, and Isobel Macey-Dare. We would like to extend our congratulate all the winners and thank everyone who submitted an entry." - Matthew Terrell, Global Director of Communications and Branding, vLex.

Our judges

We would also like to thank our panel of judges, who have joined a long line of esteemed judges for this annual competition.

  • Damien Riehl, VP, Solutions Champion, vLex
  • Emily Allbon, Associate Professor at the City Law School, City, University of London
  • Ed Walters, Chief Strategy Officer, vLex
  • Dr Liz Dowthwaite, Senior Research Fellow, University of Nottingham
  • Masoud Gerami, Managing Director, vLex
  • Rachel Saunders, School of Law, University of Nottingham

About the competition

Each year, vLex runs a writing competition to showcase the cutting-edge legal research being carried out by law students from leading universities around the world. Past categories have included Movement, Law & Technology, Access to Justice and Technology, and Social Media, Data & Privacy. If you have an idea for a category that you think would work well for a future competition, please email it to

We encourage prospective entrants to keep up to date with details and deadlines for future competitions here, or on vLex’s Twitter/X and LinkedIn pages.