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Anders S Axelson
A paper based on the commended entry in the Hudson essay competition 2019.
Simon Hale
A paper presented to the Society of Construction Law on 21st July 2020.
Paul Tamburro
A paper based on the highly commended entry in the Hudson essay competition 2019
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Full details of how to submit your entry (deadline: 4th January 2022) for this year's prize.

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2020 competition.

SCL offers webinar recordings to provide members with new content during the COVID-19 outbreak. You will need to be logged in as a member to listen to them.











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We offer three types of membership: Ordinary Membership (Premium or Discounted), Junior Membership and Overseas eMembership. See a comparison of the different types here.

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Podcasts and Webinars

Valia Dousiou
An introduction to the technical aspects of preparing an expert report on delay.
David Sawtell
A webinar from SCL
Ben Patten QC and Nicholas Ellis QC
The speakers compare and contrast the rules of prescription and limitation in Scotland and England with reference to claims under contract, tort and statute.
Karim Mariey and Zulfikar Khayum
An introduction to the legal issues relevant to making, and considering, delay claims.