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Phoebe Whitlock wins First Prize in Bar Council Law Reform essay competition

Her winning entry in the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) category explored software patent reform.
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Phoebe Whitlock, a 2016 graduate of the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) course in The City Law School, has won First prize in the GDL category of the Bar Council's Law Reform Essay Competition.

Phoebe Whitlock. Bar CouncilShe submitted the essay, Rivalling Silicon Valley: The case for the reform of Software Patents.

Prince of Wales scholar

Phoebe studied for the GDL qualification following the successful completion of her undergraduate degree in Politics.

This year she is studying on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) as a Prince of Wales scholar and an Advocacy scholar. She is also editor of the Gray's Inn Student Law Journal and Student Director of Streetlaw Enterprise.

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