President's Cup 2021 Negotiation Competition is launched!

President's Cup 2021 Negotiation Competition is launched!

Written By: Nottinghamshire Law Society
Written: 5th Oct 2021

October sees the launch of our annual President’s Cup Negotiation Competition 2021

This year it is back in it's live format, with the face to face negotiation final taking place in December!

The competition is open to solicitors & barristers within 5 years of admission/call, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers,  LPC students, SQE students,  BPTC students & paralegals (with upto 5 years’ experience) work and/or study in Nottinghamshire. 

In brief, the competition consists of two rounds, the first round takes the form of a written submission, based on a set of facts common to both sides of the negotiation. The two highest scoring written responses will make the final round.

The final round takes in front of a panel of judges, including the President Philip Turton, with each of the two finalists representing a party to negotiate the best possible deal for their client.

The competition details will be circulated at the beginning of October and the deadline for round one submission is 5pm, Friday 12th November, 2021.

The final round will take place on Monday 6th December 2021, 6pm venue to be confirmed.

Cash Prizes

The winner will receive £250 cash and be awarded the President’s Cup Trophy.

The runner up will receive a cash prize of £150.

Any questions please contact the Head of Operations, Michelle Foster, 

Download all the entry documents here:

Good luck to all those competing!

Helen Fanning

Education & Training Committee Chair