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Richard Macrory Prize

Annual Richard Macrory Prize for the Best Article in the Journal of Environmental Law

The Editorial Board and the Advisory Board of the Journal of Environmental Law are delighted to announce the creation of the Annual Richard Macrory Prize for the Best Article in the Journal of Environmental Law. The Prize, £500 of OUP books, will be awarded each year for the most thought-provoking and innovative article published in the Journal in that year. All articles published in the Journal are eligible for the award.

The panel judging the prize will consist of five Board Members (excluding the General Editor) and the decision will be announced by December of each year. The first prize will be awarded in 2014.

Professor Richard Macrory is a leading figure in both UK environmental law scholarship and practice. Richard was the founding General Editor of the Journal and the criteria for the prize (‘innovative and thought provoking’) reflects what Richard fostered throughout his long and vibrant editorship. Alongside this, Richard, has played a crucial role in ensuring rigorous debate around environmental law issues as well as being a constant source of encouragement for younger scholars and lawyers.