Corrs Chambers Westgarth has announced the recipients of its annual Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence and the John Slattery Scholarship for 2013.

The winner of the highly exclusive John Slattery Scholarship is James Morley, a senior associate in the Melbourne corporate advisory team who will attend the course Deal Set-Up, Design and Implementation at Harvard Law School. The John Slattery Scholarship rewards exceptional performance and collaboration - the cultural characteristics needed to achieve Corrs’ assertive growth aspirations for 2015 and expected of the firm’s future leaders.

This year 16 Corrs Scholarships for Individual Excellence have been awarded. The recipients will attend prestigious institutions such as Harvard Law School, National University of Singapore and INSEAD Singapore, as part of the Corrs Scholarship Program.

Now in its ninth year, Corrs Scholarship Program offers Corrs people the opportunity to enhance technical and business skills through further study.

Corrs Partner & CEO John W.H. Denton said, “The Corrs Scholarship Program is world-class. This unique initiative offers our people the opportunity to increase their knowledge, experience and professional development by attending a course either in Australia or overseas.”

“The scholarship program provides an excellent chance to gain experience in Asia with a number of world-class institutions, equipping our people for the Asian Century. Consistent with our strategy of growing links and business in Asia, almost half of the scholarships awarded are within the Asian region.”

In the nine years the Corrs Scholarship Program has been running, almost 200 Corrs people have been awarded scholarships to attend 40 institutions in 11 countries.

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