The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the following results for the 2016 competition:
First Prize: "Quiet Enjoyment; Revisited: A Landlord's Liability to a Tenant for Disruption Caused by Construction' by Philip Britton, Visiting Professor, King's College London, Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School.
Joint Second Prize: 'The Best Laid Schemes of TECBAR and TeCSA: Potential Problems Under New Pre-Action Protocol' by James Frampton, Pupil Barrister, Keating Chambers.
Joint Second Prize: 'A Mad Tea Party: The Role of Clarity and Common Sense in the Interpretation of Construction Contracts' by Jon-Selous Borlace, Pupil Barrister at Atkin Chambers.
Highly Commended: 'The Ground Risk and Geotechnical Baseline Reports' by Eugenio Zoppis, Project Manager, Salini-Impregilo, Italy.
Highly Commended: 'Security of Payment and Justice: Can a Better Balance Be Achieved?' by Tariq Smalling-West, Commercial Manager, Sir Robert McAlpine.
Commended: 'Global Claim - Global Confusion?' by Andrew Archer, Barrister of the Victorian Bar, Melbourne.
Commended: 'BACKCHARGES' by Reece Allen, Principal, Project legal, Brisbane, Australia.
The Judging Panel offers congratulations to all recipients of awards and thanks to all who entered the 2016 SCL Hudson Prize. Details of the 2017 competition will be circulated soon.
Anthony Lavers, Professor of Law
Chair, SCL Hudson Prize