TLT partner Robert Bourns, has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by UWE Bristol.
UWE Bristol said that the "honorary degree is in recognition of Robert's support for the work that UWE Bristol does to reach out to the community, supporting the ambitions of so many members of our diverse and strong community."
The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 20 July 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.
Robert stepped down from his senior partner role at TLT in December 2015 having served for four consecutive terms. Robert is currently president of The Law Society of England & Wales and remains a partner in the firm's employment, pensions and incentive team.