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Hassans launch Sir Joshua Hassan Lectures

November 2010

James Levy QC, Senior Partner at leading law firm Hassans, welcomed over one hundred distinguished guests to the Rock Hotel last night, who were there to enjoy the inaugural ‘Sir Joshua Hassan Lecture' delivered by Lord Michael Howard.

The lecture, in memory of Mr Levy's uncle Sir Joshua Hassan, the longest serving Chief Minister of Gibraltar and founder of the firm, was delivered by The Rt Hon Lord Michael Howard of Lympne QC, who is regarded as especially appropriate given Mr Howard's credentials, like Sir Joshua, as both a politician and lawyer.

James Levy started off the evening's speeches with his anecdotes about Sir Joshua and his resounding message that "Sir Joshua loved the people. To lead a country you have to love your people" and this was what set Sir Joshua apart. Next was Michael Nahon, son-in-law and Associate at Hassans, who gave a moving tribute to his father-in-law. Finally Lord Howard, who was accompanied by his wife, Lady Sandra Howard, who in her own right is a published author, delivered a historical snapshot of the man who was loved and respected in his professional, public and personal life".

Javier Chincotta, Managing Partner commented "It is wonderful to see someone of such a high calibre as Lord Howard come to Gibraltar to recognise and honour Sir Joshua, whom he had the benefit of knowing personally. Hassans and the clients who enjoyed the evening would like to thank Lord and Lady Howard for making the trip from the UK and for making the evening so enjoyable".

 


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