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Cordilleran Lawyer - First ever Filipino License Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales

Photo Courtesy || Atty. Lee Marvin B. Tolentino

Cordillera - A proud Filipino hailing from Bai, Lagayan Abra, Atty. Lee Marvin Balauro Tolentino is the first ever Filipino admitted as Solicitor of the Senior Courts - England & Wales effective January 1, 2021 having complied with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Authorization of Individuals Regulations.

He is also the first Filipino bar topnotcher ranking 5th in the most recent Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), London, United Kingdom (U.K.) last Dec. 22, 2020.

Atty. Lee Marvin B. Tolentino graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Second Class Honors (Upper Division) from University of Surrey also finishing at the top of his class as SUMMA CUM LAUDE in July 7, 2015.

He completed the LPC at the University of Law in London, U.K. in 2016 and soon after joined a prestigious Law Firm in London, UK as a Paralegal in April 2017 dealing with all aspects of residential conveyancing. He commenced his training contract in January 2019.

27 year old Atty. Lee Marvin B. Tolentino is the eldest of the two sons of proud Abrenian & Cordilleran parents Mr Manulito Tolentino of Bai, Lagayan, Abra and Mrs Perlita Balauro, from Macray, Bangued, Abra.

His achievement is a success that all of us  filipinos here and abroad can surely be proud about and without a doubt, a huge honor for our country Philippines. 

Congratulations, Atty. Lee Tolentino from your family, friends, relatives and your proud uncle Gilbert B. Dickenson.

source || Gilbert B. Dickenson.

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7 Comments:

Unknown said...

congratulation cordilleranšŸ‘proud to be abrenian and cordilleran... ❤️

Unknown said...

AWESOME!CONGRATULATIONS...TOLENTINO FAMILY


Maria said...

Actually Ariston Ibarondo Jr the first Filipino License Solicitor admitted to Senior Courts of England and Wales as he obtained it year 2011. Is fact checker no longer available?

Aublog said...

WOW! GOD IS GOOD TO FILIPINOS! MAY YOU GO MORE SUCCESSFUL HERE IN UK . FILIPINO FIRST PRIMINISTERšŸ™. I am proud of you. Mabuhay ang Pilipinas, mabuhay ang UK

Anonymous said...

Congratulations šŸ‘

Anonymous said...

Huge congratulations to him! But could the author please fact-check The first Filipino to become a Solicitor in the UK was Lira Simon Cabatbat,who qualified in 1992. There's been many more since, before this gentleman who joined

Anonymous said...

Well done to passing the exam and becoming a solicitor! But many, many filipino lawyers in the UK so not the first by any means...

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