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Legal Executive Diploma graduates recognised

13 July 2018

Graduation ceremonies have been held at New Zealand Law Society branches around the country for 122 students who graduated with the Legal Executive Diploma.

Examinations were conducted by the New Zealand Law Society for the Diploma in late October 2017 at 20 venues in New Zealand and seven overseas.

A total of 582 candidates sat 897 examinations covering the six subjects that make up the Diploma.

The top graduating student this year was Joanne Lesley Columbus from Rolleston.

Each year the Law Society awards a $150 prize to the students who gain the highest mark nationally in each of the six subjects. The winners this year were:

CourseTop Student(s)Location
Introduction to the Legal SystemKimberley Jane BrownOamaru
Introduction to the Legal SystemJaimee RileySt Andrews, Canterbury
Introduction to Law Office PracticeBreggie Sophia BosuaWhangarei
Property Law and PracticeKate Michelle RussellHamilton
Business Law and PracticeAng LiWellington
Estates Law and PracticeRenee Michelle JuliusOamaru
Litigation Law and PracticeErin Elizabeth FairbairnSnells Beach
Litigation Law and PracticeRuth HackingAshhurst

Last updated on the 13th July 2018