Trio honoured at graduation

23 October 2014


Honorary Doctorate: Warren Scotter.

Hamilton lawyer Warren Scotter and businessman Sir Dryden Spring were presented with the University of Waikato’s highest honour, Honorary Doctorates, during graduation ceremonies at Claudelands on Wednesday.

Mr Warren Scotter

Mr Scotter is a senior partner at Hamilton law firm Harkness Henry and is a specialist in litigation.

He is known for his kindness and dedication to the legal profession and has been an unfailing supporter of the University of Waikato’s Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.

Sir Dryden Spring


Honorary Doctorate: Sir Dryden Spring.

Sir Dryden Spring is one of New Zealand’s leading businessmen who has worked for and with many of New Zealand’s most important organisations during his lengthy career.

Sir Grant Hammond

Also honoured at graduation was Senior Court of Appeal Judge and President of the New Zealand Law Commission Sir Grant Hammond, who received a Doctor of Laws degree (LLD) in recognition of his internationally recognised legal scholarship on the law of remedies and in the area of the role of the judiciary and judicial boundaries.


Doctor of Laws: Sir Grant Hammond.

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