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17 June 2016

Presidents Tribute to Her Honour Judge Philpott QC

The President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, John Guerin said

“The Law Society of Northern Ireland is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of the Her Honour Judge Philpott QC. Judge Philpott will be remembered for her long and distinguished legal career.

Her humanity on the bench was one of her many strong qualities and was evident to all who appeared before her or knew her.

Her hard working nature, steady hand and dedication to the law and principles of justice are lasting contributions to our justice system. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and colleagues.

On behalf of Law Society of Northern Ireland I wish to offer our condolences to Judge Philpott’s family during this most difficult of times”.