27th June 2016
Patrick Mayhew was Called to the Bar in 1955 and took Silk in 1972. He served as Solicitor General, Attorney General and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. He was the longest-serving Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, holding the post from 1992-1997.
His family said he died peacefully at his home in Kent on Saturday.
We send our deepest condolences to his family.