The seventh annual vLex International Law and Technology Writing Competition is accepting entries now until December 1, 2023 23:59 pm GMT (4:59 PM MST). The grand prize is 1,500 English pounds and publication to a global audience. Runners up (winners of each category) receive a prize of 250 pounds.

Entries must be blog-style articles with a maximum of 1,000 words. Images are not allowed and must be the original work of a single author.

This year’s competition has three writing categories. Submissions “must clearly identify how the law and technology have had an impact on the key topic.” The topics are:

  • Immigration. This topic can also relate to asylum, human rights, migration, and refugees.
  • Large Language Models and “how they are shaping technology and the law.” The topic can include: data sets, training, search, AI, and ChatGPT specifically.
  • Industrial Action. This topic includes: strikes, unions, working conditions, and more.

All entries must be submitted in Word format. The title of the article must be included in the document. The Word file should be named in accordance with the following: “Name – Article Title.”

For more information about this year’s key topics and the complete rules, visit