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Philip Hamilton


Philip Hamilton is the head of the private client and family departments.

Philip qualified in 1977 and as an assistant solicitor joined a central London private client firm, initially to establish and run the litigation and family department. He moved to the Temple in 1982 and became a partner principally concerned with matrimonial matters and dealing with disputed wills and estates in the High Court.

He joined Walton Eddlestone to form Hamilton Downing in 1985 and with Anthony Quinn has developed and expanded the private client department. Philip is a member of the Holborn Law Society and “Resolution”.