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Do you have a law degree in England or Wales?

Are you looking to study abroad?

The H M Hubbard Law Scholarship is awarded annually to postgraduate law students, trainee solicitors or qualified solicitors in England or Wales, who wish to study law in France, Canada or Spain.

The scholarship covers tuition fees and a contribution towards living expenses.

This is a superb opportunity to obtain an insight into the law of another country while experiencing different cultures.

The deadline for scholarships for the 2025/26 academic year is 30 November 2024.


Where are you looking to study?

Scholarships in Canada
Scholarships in France
Scholarships in Spain


To be considered for the scholarship you must:

Be a qualified and practising solicitor in England and Wales


Have completed the academic stage qualification as a solicitor in England or Wales

Further restrictions apply.

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Past Scholars

Scholar for 2014/15 Academic year:

Nicholas Saxena

“After several years practising as a solicitor, I decided that I wanted to change direction in my career and was delighted when the Trustees awarded me a H M Hubbard Scholarship. I spent nearly a year in Paris, gaining an LLM in French Law and European Union Law at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, followed by a three month placement in a Paris law firm…”

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Message from the Chairman of the Trustees

“My co-trustees and I are delighted to offer an opportunity for a year’s funded study in Canada, France or Spain. I hope that you will find all the information you need on this website. In particular, do have a look at the comments of previous scholars, and note the benefits they feel they obtained from their year’s study. The scholarship will cover fees and living expenses and recent scholarships have ranged between £14,000 and £28,000.

I hope that you will feel the opportunity of a legal sabbatical is worth following up, and that we may meet you at interview.”

Claire Sharp Chair of Trustees –

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