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John Tackaberry presented with international medal

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Matthew Bell
The first prize winning entry in the Hudson Prize 2021 which was presented to the Society of Construction Law on 10th May 2022.
Andrew Skelton, David Robertson and Zoë Bashforth
A paper presented at the 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference 2021 in New Zealand and winner of the Routledge Prize.
Annual Spring Conference in Leeds

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A gallery of photos taken at the Annual Spring Conference in Leeds on March 4th is available online.

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the winners: Dr Matthew Bell and Gavin Wilson.

The medal was presented at the 2021 9th SCL International Conference, held in New Zealand.

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




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Podcasts and Webinars

Dr Matthew Bell
A recording of the presentation by Matthew Bell of his Hudson Prize paper for 2021, chaired by the Hon Mrs Justice Jefford DBE.
Sian Mirchandani QC and Seohyung Kim
A webinar from SCL
Martin Cooney
Martin Cooney, head of Byrne Wallace's infrastructure, construction and energy division, reviews the recent case law.
Rowan Planterose and John Tackaberry QC
A celebration of John Sims and Ray Turner, two of the founding members of the Society.