It is with much regret that we report that Master Hamilton (Nigel Hamilton QC) sadly died on Monday 20 September, aged 83. The Inn’s flag is flying at half-mast today, Tuesday 12 October, in his memory.
Master Hamilton was called to the Bar in 1965 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981. He was a door tenant at New Bailey Chambers in Liverpool. He was a Conservative member of Avon County Council from 1989 to 1993 and a member of the General Council of the Bar from 1989-1994. Master Hamilton was elected a Governing Bencher of the Inn in 1989.
A funeral service will be held at 12noon on Thursday 14 October at Compton Martin St Michael Church, The Batch, Compton Martin, Somerset, BS40 6JB. All are welcome to attend. Details for donations to Cancer Research Technology Collaboration Fund and all other enquiries should be made to Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors on 01275 332565.