Winners of the RLC Essay Competition

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We are delighted to announce the winners of the Red Lion Chambers Essay Competition!

Winner: Lola Okuyiga (LLB Law, 3rd Year)
Runner-up: Francesca Esposito (LLB Law with Year Abroad in English, 3rd Year)
Runner-up: Luke Tallis (LLB Law, 2nd Year)

Congratulations! Thank you to everybody who entered the competition, the title of which was, ‘Does the Internet pose an unmanageable threat to the jury system?’

The winner was given a mini-pupillage (plus £125 expenses) at Red Lion Chambers, which is one of the country’s largest and best criminal and regulatory sets. The joint runners-up received £50 each.

The competition was judged by:

  • Max Hill QC (Head of Red Lion Chambers)
  • Carey Johnston QC (barrister at RLC and Warwick alumna)
  • Tom Forster (barrister at RLC and Chambers’ Treasurer)
  • Hannah Willcocks (barrister at RLC and Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University)

Thank you to our kind sponsors, Red Lion Chambers, for their generosity and time.


Anthony Searle
Founder and President



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