With pleasure, we announce the exceptional results achieved by our second batch of DVC Harry Liu Scholars and first John Griffiths QC Prize awardee upon completion of their Masters degrees from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge this year. They will be commencing 9 month pupillages in Chambers in 2018 and 2019.
Cyrus Chua, our second DVC Harry Liu Scholar, is the recipient of the Vinerian Scholarship Proxime Accessit 2018, a prestigious prize awarded by the University of Oxford to the runner-up in the Bachelor of Civil Law (“BCL”) examinations. Cyrus obtained subject prizes for three out of four BCL subjects (conflicts of laws, competition and legal concepts of financial law). Cyrus completed his first degree at the University of Cambridge with a Triple First and won prizes for best performance in EU law, conflicts of laws, land law and tort law. He has been adjudged best speaker and champion of a number of competitive moots.
Brian Fan, our first John Griffiths QC Scholar, achieved a distinction in each of his BCL subjects (corporate insolvency, commercial remedies, restitution of unjust enrichment and private law and fundamental rights) in 2018. Brian graduated with a top first from the University of Hong Kong. He was awarded prizes in various international and domestic mooting competitions including a championship and best oralist award. Brian was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship and the John Griffiths QC Prize to pursue the BCL.
Euchine Ng, our third DVC Harry Liu Scholar, achieved a distinction in her Master of Laws at the University of Cambridge after she completed her undergraduate degree in the same university with a Double First. Euchine has received a string of prizes and scholarships over the years, including 5 scholarships awarded by Trinity College Cambridge.
Tinny Chan, our fourth DVC Harry Liu Scholar, also obtained a distinction in her BCL studies in 2018. Tinny graduated from the University of Oxford with First Class Honours and a number of awards from Merton College. She represented Oxford in the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and was awarded the 4th best oralist prize for individual performance in the international rounds.