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SmartLaw is a programme from Young Citizens.

Timeline and Locations

Timeline

2023

  • Week beginning 11th September: Applications open
  • From September: School guides and student guides made available to all schools.
  • 13th October: Applications close (may remain open in undersubscribed areas).
  • Week beginning 16th October: Cases made available to schools which have paid.
  • 21st November: Last payment deadline – all payments to be made. Schools which have not paid by this date will not have access to the case.
  • 1st December: Deadline for refunded withdrawals (minus a £40 administration fee).

2024

  • March: Local Heats
  • End of March / Early April: Second and final case made available to the schools progressing on to the regional finals
  • May – June: Regional Finals
  • June: Celebration Event

Locations 2023/24

These locations are provisional and are subject to change depending on school uptake, court availability and the involvement of our local organisers.

Basildon

Birmingham

Bradford

Burnley

Carlisle

Cornwall

Coventry and Warwickshire

Derbyshire

Durham

East London

Hereford

Hertfordshire

High Wycombe

Kent

Milton Keynes

Newcastle

Norfolk

Northern Ireland

North Hampshire

North London

North Somerset

North West London

North Wales

Nottinghamshire

Oxford

Reading

Southampton

South East London

South West London

South Wales

Stafford

Suffolk

Surrey

Teeside

West London

Wiltshire

Wirral

Wolverhampton

Worcester

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.

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