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Ahead of the British Insurance Law Association’s Annual Update and AGM held virtually on 13 October 2021,Alison Green, Chair of the BILA Charitable Trust, congratulated author, Dr Ayça Uçar for her book “Perils of the Seas and Inherent Vice in Marine Insurance Law on producing such a well written book, which considered in some depth recent developments in insurance law. She also thanked her fellow trustees, Tim Hardy and Professor Rob Merkin QC for their contribution to the Charitable Trust.

How to apply / eligibility

To qualify for the prize the work must first have been published in the English Language in the calendar year immediately preceding the year in which the prize is to be awarded.

Authors wishing to have their work considered for the Prize should apply in writing by email to Ms Alison Green, BILA Trustee trust@bila.org.uk before 30th April in the year following publication, submitting one copy of their work.

The Trustees in their absolute discretion may decide that the prize shall not be awarded in any year and the decision of the Trustees on any matter relating to the Prize shall be final.

The Trustees of the British Insurance Law Association Charitable Trust have established a prize known as the British Insurance Law Association Book Prize. The Prize of £1,000 is available to be awarded annually to the author (or joint authors) of a published work constituting in the opinion of the Trustees the most notable contribution to literature in the field of law as it affects insurance.

Further details including discounts for the winners books can be found here

BILA Charitable Book Prize

https://bila.org.uk/charitable-trust/book-prize/