Vale – The Hon John Gilmour QC


Bar Roll No: 2919

It is with great sadness that the Bar Council informs members of the death the Hon. John Gilmour QC who passed away on Saturday morning.

A memorial service at St George's Cathedral (Perth) can be livestreamed on Thursday 11 February at 1:00pm AEDT here.

John was an interstate member of our Bar signing the Victorian Bar Roll of Counsel in 1994, and taking silk in the same year. John was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia, WA Registry in 2006 where he served for 12 years until 2018.

Upon retiring from the Court, John returned to practice at the Bar.

John’s family have requested that in lieu of flowers, people make a donation to the 5D Clinic foundation, which aims to fund the out-of-pocket costs for those patients of the 5D Clinic who are under financial difficulty:

Deepest sympathies are extended to John’s family.

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