School of Law

The School of Law has a number of  prizes which it awards each year funded by our generous donors. These prizes are a method of recognising outstanding performance by students enrolled in Law units. The Terms and Conditions vary for each Prize and can be found below.

Prize Value Terms Current Recipient
R J Johnson Prize $100 Awarded to the undergraduate or graduate who most distinguishes himself or herself in the unit LAW490 Honours in Law in regard to the law of income tax or in LAW352 (if of sufficient merit) Not offered in 2020
A Rose Memorial Prize $100 Awarded to the student who obtains the best result in LAW251 - Corporation Law (if of sufficient merit) Jesse Jake Martin
NSW Bar Association Ethics Prize $250 Awarded to the student who obtains the best result in LAW320 Professional Conduct (if of sufficient merit) Liam Willoughby
NSW Bar Association Evidence and Proof Prize $250 Awarded to the student who obtains the best result in LAW313 Evidence and Proof (if of sufficient merit) Awsaf Hadid
NSW Bar Association Human Rights Prize $250 Awarded to the student who obtains the best result in LAW335 Human Rights (if of sufficient merit) Jennifer Wintle
NSW Bar Association Indigenous Australians and the Law Prize$250Awarded to the student who obtains the best result in LAW164 Indigenous Australians and the Law (if of sufficient merit) Nicola Louisa Barrington
Roberts & Morrow Prize in Principles of Corporations Law$250Awarded to the student, if of sufficient merit, who obtains the best result in LSSU391 Principles of Corporations Law Charles Frederick Pierotti
Roberts & Morrow Prize in Principles of Taxation Law$250Awarded to the student, if of sufficient merit, who obtains the best result in LSSU392 Principles of Taxation Law Paulene Barton
Bob Hughes Prize for Law$900Awarded to the student with the highest academic merit entering the programme, studying LLM by research or a PhD in Law and from a disadvantaged background. Wellett Potter
Bryan Pape Prize$500Awarded to the student, if of sufficient merit, who most distinguishes himself of herself in the area of Constitutional Law. Lara Conlan
Parramatta and District Regional Law Society Prize$300Awarded to the student with the highest marks if of sufficient merit in the unit LAW100, Introduction to Legal Systems and Methods, in each of the three academic trimesters. Deborah Elizabeth Horsley