Winners announced for vLex’s International Law and Technology Writing Competition 2023

15 April 2023

Following an extremely close competition, vLex is delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 International Law and Technology Writing Competition. As a reminder, the overall winner will receive a well-deserved grand prize of £1,500 for their efforts, with the Best in Category winners being awarded an additional £250 each.

vLex would like to take this opportunity to thank the competition judges, who devoted their time and expertise to evaluating an overwhelming number of remarkable submissions. The company would also like to offer its thanks to all participants for supporting this competition. Finally, it is with great pleasure that the winners can now be revealed, all of whom have showcased exceptional writing skills, attention to detail, and unique perspectives in their thought-provoking articles.

Congratulations to the overall winner:

  • Lucy Cameron of the University of Oxford

Lucy won the competition with her article on Keeping Up With Kryptocurrency: How Governments And Regulators Are Catching Up With The Cryptocurrency Industry.

Congratulations to the Best in Category winners:

  • Juliette Groothaert of the University of Bristol

Juliette won Best in Category: Sports, Law and Technology for her article on Big Data Analytics in Sports: its Controllership, Privacy, and Commercialisation.

  • Xiaoli Jin of Harvard Law School

Xiaoli won Best in Category: Crypto, Law and Technology with an article on How to Measure Crypto Decentralization: Reconciling a Legal and Technical Approach.

  • George Jeffreys of University of Law UK

George won Best in Category: Climate, Law and Technology for his article on Why Patents and Climate Change Just Don’t Mix.