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Dec. 5, 2011

College of Law awards honorary degrees to four top lawyers

Four of the Britain’s most eminent lawyers were presented with Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees by the The College of Law at a ceremony on Saturday 26th November 26 at Central Hall Westminster.

The degrees were awarded to Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger; Dr Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association (IBA) and leading academic lawyers Professor Sir Roy Goode and Professor William Twining, and they were presented by Chairman of the College Governors, David Yates.

At the ceremony 439 College of Law students were also awarded LLB degree for passing the College of Law’s Graduate Diploma in Law and then either its Bar Professional Training Course or Legal Practice Course. The College of Law also conferred Masters of Laws degrees on 12 graduates of its LLM programmes.

The College of Law was the first non-publicly funded institution to be granted Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council in 2006.

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Content added on 5th December 2011.

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