Our People

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”.

Email Philip Hamilton

Tel +44 (0)207 831 8939


Specialist in the following areas:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate
  • Family and matrimonial
  • Disability

As an entrepreneur and former MD of a PLC, HDQ's West End location with an ever widening range of expertise and services is attractive and cost efficient. Philip and his Partners are easy to approach, their experience and professional confidence leads to solid, sensible advise. HDQ retains the caring ethic.