Montréal (Canada) – Fasken partner Jean-Louis Baudouin, AdE has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest. The Honourable Jean-Louis Baudouin is an internationally renowned legal scholar and former judge of the Court of Appeal of Québec.
“Our congratulations to Judge Baudouin for this well-deserved honour that celebrates his distinguished career and remarkable contribution to the legal field. Fasken is proud of his achievements and we are fortunate to have a world renowned lawyer as a member of our firm," said Éric Bédard, Managing Partner for the Québec region.
Judge Baudouin is also a doctor honoris causa of several universities in Canada, France and Belgium. He has received many awards and distinctions, including the Grand Officer medal from the Ordre national du Québec in 2012 and the Canadian Bar Association's Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the law or legal scholarship in Canada in 2005. He was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2014 and is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, as well as other prestigious academies and associations.
About the University of Bucharest
The University of Bucharest is considered to be the most important educational, research and cultural institution in Romania. During its 150 years of existence, it has achieved a steadfast national and international prestige. The Law School is one of the oldest schools belonging to the University.
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