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We are very pleased to announce that the Temple Chambers (Oxford) Scholarship has been awarded to Alexander Georgiou and Jonathan Fung this year.

Alexander Georgiou read law at the University of Oxford and graduated with first class honoursin 2017. He won numerous prizes in Oxford including theWronker Prize for achieving the best overall performance in Final Honour Schools.

Jonathan Fung graduated from University of Cambridge with first class honours in all three parts of the Law Tripos (“Triple Firsts”). He was awarded numerous scholarships and prizes in Cambridge including the Thomson Reuters Law Prize forattaining the highest marks in Tripos Part IA.

The two scholars will be attending the BCL programme in Oxford and will commence pupillage in Temple Chambers upon completion of their studies.

This is the second time in succession when the Temple Chambers (Oxford)Scholarship has been awarded to joint candidates consisting of (i) a Cambridge Triple Firsts candidate and (ii) an Oxford Wronker Prizewinner.

Our previous batch of scholars, Natalie So (Cambridge Triple Firsts) and Keith Chan (Oxford Wronker Prizewinner 2016), both achieved distinctions in their BCL studies in 2017. Keith Chan was further awarded the prestigious Vinerian Scholarship Proxime Accessit.

Jin Pao, who joined Chambers in 2003, was appointed Senior Counsel on 9 June 2018.