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School of Law student is shortlisted for the national Future Legal Mind award

15 March 2017

Law with Criminology student Bethany Hargreaves is a finalist in the national awards which recognise young legal talent.

Bethany Hargreaves

In the second year of her LLB degree, Bethany is in line for a potential £5,000 prize and work placement at law firm Simpson Millar, after impressing industry judges with an essay on the UK’s civil justice system. The winner's essay will be posted on

Bethany said: “My first reaction to finding out I was shortlisted for Future Legal Mind was shock. To be shortlisted alongside intelligent and deserving candidates is overwhelming.

“Future Legal Mind is an invaluable opportunity for law students. The legal profession is extremely competitive, and FLM provides an extremely important boost to CVs. I cannot express my gratitude for being shortlisted enough.”

Bethany has taken part in many charity events, as well as volunteering overseas in countries including Mexico and Thailand, which she believes has helped her develop a global mindset which she can use to make positive contributions to society.

The Future Legal Mind award was set up by National Accident Helpline in 2014 in association with Lawyer 2B. Find out more about the 2017 award and shortlist:

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