26 July 2017
Her Honour Judge Carol Atkinson received an Alumni award at this years graduation ceremony on Wednesday 19th July.

Her Honour Judge Carol Lesley Atkinson (LLB Hons – Law, 1984) is the senior and founding District Judge of the East London Family Court. 

Carol was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn, in 1985; she was promoted to Recorder in 2001; was a member of the Bar Council between 1997 and 2007 and served as secretary to the Family Law Bar Association in 2004. 

Her judgments are often quoted and a number are entering law, particularly in relation to the ways families of EU migrants are supported in a community with an increasingly diverse population. 

She has developed national renown for the clarity of her thinking and the fairness of her decision making.