The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the following results for the 2019 competition:
Joint First Prize: “Triple Point Technologies – pointing to confusion” by Anson Cheung, Pupil Barrister, Atkin Chambers.
Joint First Prize: “An employer’s (dis)entitlement to liquidated damages for delay where the contractor never completes: defending ‘orthodoxy’” by Serena Lee, Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.
Second Prize: “A Ticket to the South of France or Rough Justice? Construing Ambiguity in Manchikalapati v Zurich Insurance” by John Steel, Pupil Barrister, Keating Chambers.
Highly Commended: “Controlling Contractual Discretions: The Limits Placed on Discretionary Powers in Construction Contract” by Paul Tamburro, Lawyer, King & Wood Mallesons, Melbourne, Australia.
Commended: “2020 Vision: Laying The Tracks For The Next Stage of Residential Construction Law Reform” by Dr Matthew Bell, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Commended: “Let’s Get Metaphysical: Mitigating the Credibility Crisis In Forensic Delay Analysis” by Anders Axelson, Civil Engineer, Pezala Consulting, Melbourne, Australia.
Commended: “Teams of rivals? how English construction law forces contracting parties to work together” by David Sawtell, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers.
The Judging Panel offers congratulations to all recipients of awards and thanks to all who entered the 2019 SCL Hudson Prize. Details of the 2020 competition will be circulated soon.
Anthony Lavers, Professor of Law
Chair, SCL Hudson Prize