More million-pound boons from Poon
Harvey Nichols chairman Dickson Poon is the gift that keeps on giving for the next generation of City lawyers.
Last March, the Hong Kong philanthropist personally gave £20m to the law school at King’s College, London, which renamed the faculty the Dickson Poon School of Law in recognition of his “remarkably generous gift”.
Now Poon has topped up that donation from the Harvey Nichols pot.
The department store’s latest accounts show the company gave £6m to the law school in June, as a “contribution” to its efforts to groom business leaders for “an increasingly connected world”.
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