City & Guilds winner London

Hounslow Law Student Carries Off Major National Award

14 April 2009 pr022.09

Legal eagle, Sylvia Nalule from Hounslow has carried off one of the coveted City & Guilds Medals for Excellence for her legal studies with the Institute of Legal Executives (ILEX).

She was presented with her award at a glittering ceremony in London hosted by City & Guilds. The Medals for Excellence, part of prestigious City & Guilds Lion Awards programme recognises and rewards exceptional people whose work makes them really stand out from the crowd. Each year, around 100 people from over three quarters of a million eligible candidates are selected to be awarded a Medal for Excellence.

Sylvia who completed her studies for the ILEX Diploma for Legal Secretaries at Kingston College, Kingston-upon- Thames works as a legal secretary with Putney law firm, Capsticks Solicitors LLP.

Commenting on her win Sylvia said she was “honored to be presented with the award. It was very unexpected. I enjoyed every aspect of the ILEX course and strongly urge anyone considering a career in the field of law to take on an ILEX course. You will not regret your decision.”

“My congratulations to Sylvia” said ILEX President, Mark Bishop. “The City & Guilds Medals for Excellence are awarded to only the very best students in the country. To have someone who is undertaking an ILEX course win one of these prestigious Medals is proof that the link we have forged with City & Guilds is paying dividends through the caliber of our students achieving their qualifications. These qualifications can open doors to a worthwhile career as a lawyer. Many successful Legal Executive lawyers started their legal careers as legal secretaries.”