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UST law dean Nilo Divina named outstanding alumnus

/ 05:08 AM May 26, 2022
Nilo Divina. STORY: UST law dean Nilo Divina named outstanding alumnus

Dean Nilo Divina of the UST Faculty of Civil Law (File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

MANILA, Philippines — The University of Santo Tomas Alumni Association recognized lawyer Nilo T. Divina as outstanding alumnus for law and justice during the The Outstanding Thomasian Alumni (Total) Awards of the University of Santo Tomas (UST).

The Total Awards is the highest alumni recognition that can be bestowed by the association.


A seasoned corporate and banking lawyer with more than 30 years experience, Divina has been dean of the UST Faculty of Civil Law since 2009 and a professor at the University of the Philippines College of Law.

He obtained his bachelor of law degree from the UST Faculty of Civil Law in 1989 and graduated magna cum laude and class valedictorian.


He established DivinaLaw in 2006 and it has since grown into one of the biggest law firms in the country. In 2021, he was named Managing Partner of the Year at the Asian Legal Business magazine’s Philippine Law Awards.


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