Patrick Hamlin

Of Counsel

  • Education: Wadham College, Oxford, M.A.
  • Admitted: England and Wales, • Hong Kong, • Australia, • BVI,
  • Year joined: 1999


Patrick's practice focuses on trust and succession litigation including Inheritance Act claims, breach of trust actions and applications for construction of trust documents and wills. He also advises on removal of personal representatives and trustees. 

He gives advice on all types of charity litigation, dealing with the Charity Commission and Attorney General in latter's role as protector of charity, as well as fraud and asset tracing. He has a particular interest in SE Asia, having practised in Hong Kong for 16 years.

' expert in this field with excellent judgment..'

Citywealth 2012

Publications and speaking engagements

Patrick is a contributor to Tottel's Onshore and Offshore Trust Administration and co-author of Jordan's International Trust and Divorce Litigation.


  • STEP
  • Charity Law Association

On a personal note

Patrick enjoys music, opera and walking.


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