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SmartLaw is a programme from Young Citizens.

Timeline and Locations

Timeline

2020

  • From 4th May: Register your interest to receive the Running a Mock Trial classroom pack to start preparation
  • Week beginning 7th September: Applications open
  • 9th October: Applications close (may remain open in undersubscribed areas)
  • From September: Resources and cases made available to schools whose payment has been received
  • 19th October: Allocations confirmed and communicated to schools whose payment has been received
  • 2nd November: Last payment deadline – all payments to be made. Schools who have not paid by this date risk losing a place to a reserve school.
  • 4th December: Deadline for refunded withdrawals (minus a £30 administration fee)

2021

  • March: Local heat weekends, most taking place on Saturday, some taking place on Friday.
  • May: Regional heats
  • June: National Final

 

Locations*

*Due to the current uncertain situation, the locations listed here are provisional and may change depending on court availability. We will endeavour to place you in a heat that is close to your school but it may not be in the court you initially chose during application.

Northern IrelandCoventry & WarwickshireSouth West London
BelfastHerefordWest London
North West and North EastWolverhamptonSouth East
BurnleyEast MidlandsGuildford – Surrey
CarlisleDerbyshireHigh Wycombe
WirralLincolnshireMaidstone
NewcastleNottinghamshireMedway
TeessideEast of EnglandMilton Keynes
Yorkshire and the HumberBasildonNorth Hampshire
BradfordHertfordshireOxford
WalesSuffolkReading
MoldNorfolkSevenoaks
NewportPeterboroughSouthampton
SwanseaLondonWorthing
West MidlandsHighbury CornerSouth West
WorcesterEast LondonCornwall
StaffordNorth West LondonNorth Somerset
BirminghamSouth East LondonWiltshire

 

 

NEED HELP?

See FAQs for quick answers to common questions and also the competitions Rules. If you have any questions about our Mock Trial Competitions, email us or call us at 020 7566 4141.

Please see terms and conditions for further details.

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