Lily Thomas and Saju Jakob, Advocates and Solicitors is organising the 4th Essay Writing Competition. Scroll down for more details!

On the occasion of the fourth death anniversary of renowned Late Advocate Lily Thomas, her law office, Lily Thomas and Saju Jakob, Advocates and Solicitors, is organising the 4th Essay Writing Competition.

About Office of Lily Thomas & Saju Jakob

Office of Lily Thomas & Saju Jakob is a law firm that carries forward the legacy of Adv. Lily Thomas, a renowned PIL crusader and constitutional expert in India. The firm is associated with a German law office and specializes in public and private international law.

With the Constitution as her Bible, she has sailed through the tides of her profession as a lawyer to invent new ideas so as to revamp the administration of our country in parity with the vision of Constitutional makers. On the occasion of fourth death anniversary of renowned late advocate Lily Thomas, her law office, Lily Thomas and Saju Jakob, Advocates and Solicitors is organizing the Essay Writing Competition The law office of Lily Thomas and Saju Jakob. (Advocates and Solicitors)


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  • 1st Rank: 1st Rs.10,000 Rs.10,000 Rs.10,000
  • 2nd Rank: Rs. 5000 Rs. 5000 Rs. 5000
  • 3rd Rank: Rs. 3,000 Rs. 3,000 Rs. 3,000
  • 4th to 10th Rank: Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000
  • A total 30 winners will be awarded cash prizes along with a Certificate of Appreciation.
  • The first rank holder from each topic will be given a two-minute opportunity to present their essays in the Memorial Lecture.
  • The Certificate of Participation, Appreciation, and Cash Prizes will only be awarded to those essay writers or winners who attend the Memorial Lecture, either physically or virtually, at 16:30 Hrs on 15th December, 2023.
  • The top 30 essays will be published on our website

Formatting Guidelines

  • Essay Writing Competition is free and open to all. No prior registration is required.
  • Word Limit: 1600-1800 words (excluding footnotes and abstract), abstract shall be approximately 200 words.
  • The Font shall be Times New Roman, the font size 12, and the line spacing should be 1.5.
  • Citation Style: 19th Bluebook Edition.
  • The essays should strictly be in the English language.
  • Only 15%-20% plagiarism is allowed.
  • The abstract and essay should be combined into one document. No co-authorship is allowed.
  • Multiple entries from the same author are not allowed.
  • Submission on more than one topic is not allowed.
  • The subject line of the email should contain the complete name of the topic.
  • There must be a separate cover page attached to the e-mail containing the essay that includes the essay writer’s name, address, date of birth, and an undertaking stating that the essay is original.

Submission Procedure

  • Interested essay writers should send their essays along with an abstract in Word or PDF format by 30th November 2023 at 23:45 Hrs IST.
  • Essays should be sent to
  • Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Handwritten essays will not be accepted.
  • Results will be announced on 15th December 2023 at the Memorial Lecture, the details of which will be uploaded later, on our website
  • Mandatory Participation of Essay Writers at the Memorial Lecture is required.

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Submission: 30th November, 2023 by 23:45 Hrs IST.
  • Memorial Lecture: 15th December, 2023 at 16:30 Hrs IST.
  • Result Declaration: 15th December, 2023 in the Memorial Lecture.


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