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Proud Abrenean: First Cordilleran Bar Topnotcher in the United Kingdom

Photo Courtesy || Treblig Dickenson

Cordillera - A proud Cordilleran from the province of Abra has ranked the 5th in the recently concluded Bar Examinations in the United Kingdom. 

27-year-old Attorney Lee Marvin Balaoro Tolentino who traces his roots from Bai, Lagayan, Abra is also the first ever Filipino to be admitted as Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales. 

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Atty. 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.


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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.

Atty.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.

source || Treblig Dickenson



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