ISEL Competition Law Essay Competition

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2014 Competition Law Essay Competition. The aim of the Competition is to promote and encourage written work on the subject of competition law amongst younger lawyers.

The Competition is open to current undergraduate and postgraduate students, trainee solicitors and devil barristers in Ireland and their equivalents in other Member States of the European Union. The prize is €500 and the winning work will be eligible to be published in the Irish Journal of European Law.

The adjudicating panel consists of:

  • The Hon. Mr. Justice Aindrias Ó Caoimh, Court of the Justice of the European Union (Chairman);
  • Mr. Noel Travers, SC; and
  • Mr. Gerald FitzGerald, Member of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 4 February 2015. Entrants should send an electronic copy (in PDF/ read-only format) of their cover letter and submission by e-mail to  Entrants may, but are not required to, submit works in hard-copy.  If submitting in hard-copy, works should be submitted to the following address:

ISEL Competition Law Essay Competition
c/o Maureen O’Neill
Mason Hayes & Curran
South Bank House
Barrow Street
Dublin 4

We would be most grateful if you could circulate this notice within your organisation.

Further details of the Competition, including the submission procedure, are set out in the Competition Rules.