Nottingham Law School LLM student wins prestigious international prize

Waiswa Abudu Sallam, a student on the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law (distance learning) degree, has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Richard Turton Award.

Waiswa Abudu Sallam, a student on the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law (distance learning) degree, has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Richard Turton Award.

Waiswa is from Uganda, where he works for the country's Revenue Authority, and began his LLM studies at Nottingham Law School in October 2015.

The Richard Turton award is open to applicants who are nationals of an emerging or developing nation and are actively involved in the study of insolvency law or practice. It is jointly sponsored by a number of practitioner associations and bodies in the insolvency law field in the United Kingdom (R3 and the Insolvency Practitioners' Association), Europe (INSOL Europe) and globally (INSOL International), reflecting the unique contribution that Richard Turton, who came from Nottingham, made to the development of insolvency practice at national and international levels.

The award enables the recipient to attend the INSOL Europe conference and to have a technical paper published by the association.

The Centre for Business and Insolvency Law, which has an international reputation as a focus for specialist research and teaching, is pleased to be able to fulfil its mission of extending educational opportunities to students from emerging and developing nations through the Law School's LLM Distance Learning programme, as well as through the provision of its Postgraduate Diploma in International Insolvency Law, endorsed by INSOL International.

Nottingham Law School LLM student wins prestigious international prize

Published on 9 October 2015
  • Category: Research; Nottingham Law School

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