BUDDING legal eagles were recognised at an awards ceremony.

The C.B. Evans Law Awards were held on May 22 at the Dame Evelyn Glennie Performance Space, at Queen Mary's College, with almost 20 students honoured.

The awards are organised by The Queen Mary’s College Foundation, a separate, charitable organisation to the college, with Chris Evans, governor of the foundation for over 25 years, present at the ceremony to explain ow the foundation works.

Upon presenting the certificates, Mr Evans congratulated each individual student for their personal contributions and success.

The awards concluded with Austin Attridge and Nik Plamadyala being presented the overall winners shield and £100 cash prizes for A Level and BTEC Law respectively.

Teacher of law Lisa Hotten said: “Austin has a real enthusiasm for law. He is deserving of the prize because he participates fully in lessons and always encourages others and helps to clarify points.

"He has an offer to study Law at Reading University and aspires to be a solicitor or barrister.”

Fellow teacher Jordan Renault added: “Nik stands apart from his peers in his determination to succeed and to improve his understanding of the law.

"He has received an unconditional offer to go to the University of Portsmouth and study criminology with forensic science as he hopes to join the police force and work towards becoming a detective."

A Level winners

A Level Commended:

Anya Bailey

Megan Gardner

Alex Cornwell

Dominic Payne

Rukshana Khanom

A Level Highly Commended:

Jess O'Shea White

Christian Sherrington

C.B. Evans Award Winner:

Austin Attridge

BTEC winners

BTEC (Fast Track) Commended:

James Langham

Miles Holder

BTEC Commended:

Richard Barrett

Graeme Richardson

Deepina Gurung

Lauren Russell

BTEC Highly Commended:

Alexandra Timofte

Kian Jackson

C.B Evans Award Winner:

Nik Plamadyala