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UWE Bristol award Honorary Doctorate to Jonathan Fisher QC

jonathan fisher honorary doctorate uwe bristolJonathan Fisher QC has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of his outstanding legal expertise and academic contribution to the areas of financial and corporate law.

The Honorary Degree awarded by UWE Bristol took place at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Friday 17 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.

View the video of the ceremony which includes the Oration and Jonathan’s response here.

Alternatively, you can read the Oration text here.

The UK legal directories describe Jonathan as, “high-flying”, “a standout barrister”, “academically very highly regarded”, “having great gravitas … where the stakes are high”, “calm, sure, and deadly at spotting the weaknesses of the opponent's case”, and “judges defer to his knowledge”.

You can read the full details of the UWE Bristol media release here or read the PDF version here.

Jonathan can be contacted to discuss any issues in relation to financial and corporate crime at

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