The Horsfall Turner essay prize is a prestigious award presented to the best essay submission on a given topic every year.
It is designed to encourage young lawyers to engage with competition and European law.
The first prize is £1,000 plus a highly commended prize/s of £250. All winners were invited as guests to the Competition Section’s annual dinner, where their prizes were presented by the keynote speaker.
The Horsfall Turner essay prize list of previous winners
The judgment of the Court of Justice in the Coty case changes nothing for the selective distribution model. Discuss.
Helena Connors, Bristows LLP
Patrick Todd, Herbert Smith Freehills
Professor Richard Whish, president of the Competition Section and an Emeritus professor of law at King’s College London
What challenges does the digital economy present for the development of antitrust law?
Anna Eckenroth, Herbert Smith Freehills
Emile Abdul-Wahab, Ashurst LLP
Professor Carl Baudenbacher, president of the EFTA Court
What changes, if any, do you think should be made to UK competition legislation, and to the way it is enforced, in the event of a UK exit from both the European Union and the EEA?
Ms Katherine Zinser, Slaughter & May.
Highly commended prizes:
Mr Adam Bruell, Hogan Lovells International LLP
Ms Chloe Kite, DLA Piper.
Dr Andrea Coscelli, acting chief executive of the Competition and Markets Authority.
’Brexit: what would it mean for the UK competition law landscape?
Ms Jasminder Chaytor, Berwin Leighton Paisner
Mr Ali Sadek, Freshfields
Ms Laura K. Elliott, Cooley (UK) LLP
Judge Ian S. Forrester of European Union General Court
Object or effect: where do competition authorities need to draw the line?”
Aoife Monaghan, Linklaters LLP
John Kwan, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Daniel Schwarz, Clifford Chance
Lord David Currie, chairman, Competition and Markets Authority
Will the UK Government’s proposed opt-out regime for collective damages actions facilitate redress for victims of competition law infringements to any significant extent?
Daniel Carall-Green, Slaughter & May
Philip Lowe, non executive director of the Competition and Markets Authority and director general for energy, European Commission (former director general for competition)
Is the proposed removal of the ‘dishonesty’ element of the cartel offence a step too far?’
1st prize - William Leslie, Linklaters
Do you agree with the recent ECJ “Murphy” decision? (Cases C - 403/08 and C - 429/08)?
1st prize - Elizabeth Hookham, Linklaters
Are there circumstances in which the exchange of commercially sensitive information between competitors should of itself be considered to constitute an infringement by object under Article 101 TFEU?
1st prize - Kimberley Hall