Ben Ogden, newly qualified Associate at Allen & Overy and a Hertford alumnus who was killed in the Nepal air accident in October, has been honoured with the Attorney General's Special Award for Pro Bono Contribution.

This award, celebrating Ben's charitable achievements during his time at Allen & Overy, was presented to his family at a reception at the Speaker's House at the Houses of Parliament on 6 November 2012. The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP expressed his sympathy for Ben's tragic death and praised his commitment to pro bono work since the start of his law degree.