A beautician who defeated one of the UK’s biggest homebuilders at the High Court has been given a £10,000 scholarship to study law.

Georgina Blackwell represented her mum without any legal training because they could not afford a lawyer and won the case against Bellway Homes in a dispute over access to their garden.

Today the 23-year-old will be formally offered a free place on a degree course at private London law school BPP.

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