A celebration of the life of John Downes Alliot was held to honour the life of a “notably courteous High Court judge” and former member of 1 Crown Office Row.

Martin Forde QC wrote the oration which was printed in full in the SEC Circuiteer, please read further here. Please also see The Times Obituary.

John Downes Alliot was a very well regarded member of Chambers and will be remembered with great respect.

“Very highly regarded former Head of Chambers who oversaw the expansion and development of Chambers and who will be remembered fondly and with the greatest respect”.