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Harvey Nicks owner gives ?20m to law faculty

PUBLISHED March 19, 2012

A Hong Kong businessman has given ?20m to King?s College London in what the college says is the largest individual donation ever made to a European law faculty.

Luxury goods magnate Dickson Poon will fund a recruitment drive for eight new chair positions over the next five years.

With its new home in Somerset House East Wing, the Dickson Poon School of Law aims to become an international centre for legal research.

Up to 75 students a year will be taken on a scholarship programme, of which 15 places will be reserved for students from Hong Kong and China.

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