2008 Honorary Award
Paul Marsh – Vice-President of the Law Society
Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD)
Paul Marsh is a partner at Downs Solicitors LLP, and a member of the Kingston University Faculty of Business and Law Advisory Board. He received his honorary doctorate in 2008 when he was Vice-President of the Law Society. Later that year he became the Society’s President.
He was first elected to the Law Society Council in 1987, was re-elected in 1999 and again in 2007 to represent the Surrey constituency. He was Chairman of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) between 2003 and 2006.
He has also been a member of the Law Society’s Representation Board, Finance Sub-Committee, Indemnity Insurance Committee and Chaired the Conveyancing and Land Law Committee. He is appointed by the Law Society to lead it on all property and land law issues.