The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the following results for the 2020 competition:
First Prize: 'The Hudson-formula: death by footnote?' by Dr Ronan Champion, Partner, Champion Pearce LLP and Lecturer, University of Reading.
Second Prize: 'The proper case for the inapplicability of Fiona Trust to statutory adjudication after Bresco' by Myron Phua, Member, The Queens College, University of Oxford.
Commended: 'Statutory payment notification obligations pursuant HGCRA and BCISPA (NSW): a comparative study from the perspective of preventing smash-and-grab adjudications whilst improving the legislation’s effectiveness' by Charalampos (Harry) Meliniotis, Director, MCDR Limited and PhD Research Student at the University of Leicester.
Commended: 'Another piece of the puzzle: Are penalty clauses unenforceable or void?' by Shouyu Chong, Visiting Lecturer and PhD Research Student at the Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution, Kings College London, and SCL Frances Paterson Scholar.
The Judging Panel offers congratulations to all recipients of awards and thanks all who entered the 2020 SCL Hudson Prize. Details of the 2021 competition will be circulated soon.
Chair, SCL Hudson Prize