Category: Obituaries 2021

Master Joanna Dodson

Joanna was widely known as a top family silk whose distinguished practice spans over 40 years. Joanna formed part of the pioneering ‘alternative’ chambers of Tony Gifford QC, established in the early 80’s in Wellington Street,...

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Master Margaret Booth
1933 – 2020

Even as a High Court judge in the early 1980s Margaret Booth still had to withstand the casual sexism of the period. When on circuit at judges’ lodgings she would encounter fellow male judges who simply refused to talk to her,...

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Master John Mitchell
1948 – 2021

Richard John Mitchell, known to us as John and Dad, was born in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, to Edith and Kenneth Mitchell. His brother Peter was born 16 months later. When Dad was young the family moved to Hutton in Essex. Dad...

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