Yuan, who is in his second year at Nuffield studying for the DPhil in International Relations, won the second prize at the Times Law Awards, an essay competition jointly run and hosted by The Times and One Essex Court chambers.
At the award dinner last night, Yuan, who holds a BA in History and Political Science from McGill University in Canada, said that he is "interested in public and administrative law, a well as international law and [is] interested in a practice at the Bar or a career as an academic lawyer."
The College would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Yuan and the other prize winners on their achievement in this prestigious competition.
You can read about last night's award dinner in The Times.
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