Professor Andrew Ashworth, Emeritus Vinerian Professor of English Law, has won the Halsbury Award for Academic Contribution at the 2015 Halsbury Legal Awards. The award was present to Professor Ashworth at the awards evening, held on the 16th of September at The Grange, St Paul's Hotel, London.

The award for Academic Contribution is presented for making a significant impact on the development of the law and its study, by writing, research or other activity.