Principal receives University of Stirling honorary doctorate
St Hugh's Principal The Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC was recently honoured at the University of Stirling Winter Graduation. Dame Elish received the award of Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the criminal justice system in Scotland and for her commitment to assisting vulnerable victims of crime.
Dame Elish has more than 28 years’ extensive experience of public, administrative, criminal and civil law, and has appeared as a Law Officer in some of the most significant legal issues in Scotland in recent years. She is the first Lord Advocate to have served two different Governments and in 2011 she was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the administration of justice.
Dame Elish received her honorary doctorate alongside tennis coach Judy Murray and Dr Taeko Seki, head of the University’s Japanese Alumni Association.
Picture: L-R Professor Gerry McCormac Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Stirling, Dame Elish Angiolini, Dr James Naughtie Chancellor of the University of Stirling.
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