The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the following results for the 2017 competition:
First Prize: “How is that even possible? Raising construction regulation from the ashes of Grenfell Tower” by Matthew Bell, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Melbourne.
Joint Second Prize: “Hanging by a slender thread: design obligations in construction contracts following MT Højgaard v E.ON ” by Ryan Turner, Pupil Barrister, Keating Chambers.
Joint Second Prize: “Proven by computer? System dynamics and disruption claims” by Ralph Goodchild, Solicitor, Associate at White & Case LLP, London.
Highly Commended: “The Defective Premises Act strikes back” by Kort Egan, Pupil Barrister, Keating Chambers.
Highly Commended: “Good faith, contracts and procurement: analogous means to achieving legal certainty?” by Richard Harvey, Engineer, Legal Advisor, Ramboll UK Ltd.
Commended: “Court and tribunal appointed experts in construction disputes under Civil Law and Common Law – ‘hired gun versus inquisition’” by Dr Peter Heink, Rechtsanwalt, Wüterich-Breucker, Stuttgart.
The Judging Panel offers congratulations to all recipients of awards and thanks to all who entered the 2017 SCL Hudson Prize. Details of the 2018 competition will be circulated soon.
Anthony Lavers, Professor of Law
Chair, SCL Hudson Prize