LLM Student Wins CIArb Prize for International Arbitration at UCL Laws Student Prizewinners Ceremony

LLM Student Wins CIArb Prize for International Arbitration at UCL Laws Student Prizewinners Ceremony

The University College London Faculty of Law held the UCL Laws Student Prizewinners Ceremony at Goodenough College last 6 February 2018 to recognize the successes of its students. The Ceremony was conducted in recognition of the achievements, efforts, and hard work of its students enrolled in different law programs.

UCL Laws Dean Professor Piet Eeckhout congratulated those who received prizes for their success, as provided for by UCL's benefactors and sponsors who continue to support and recognize UCL student excellence. UCL LLM student Michaella Georgiou was the winner of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Prize for International Arbitration.

In her acceptance speech, Michaella Georgiou expressed her appreciation to UCL Laws for granting her access to "collaboration with exceptional academics, renowned practitioners and some of the brightest students globally." She understands the advantages that can be brought by the knowledge she gained from such collaboration, particularly in enhancing their understanding of the corporate legal world.

Georgiou gave special thanks to Dr Martins Paparinskis and Dr Melis Ozdel for sharing their expertise. She also expressed how honored she felt as the chosen recipient of the CIArb Prize for International Arbitration. She stressed the importance this knowledge will have on the challenges presented by the emerging emerging internationally-spanning markets in the field of international arbitration.

Other students who were awarded prizes during the ceremonies are as follows:

  • LLB Student Danielle Worden - Winner of Garden Court Family Law Chambers Family Law Prize, Faculty Research Prize, Andrews Medal & Prize, Sweet & Maxwell Prize and Dean's List
  • PhD student Murilo Lubambo De Melo - Winner of the Joseph Hume Scholarship