The members of Atkin Chambers are saddened to announce the death of Donald Valentine, door tenant and past member of Atkin Chambers, who passed away on Sunday 20th April.
Donald Valentine was an arbitrator and adjudicator. From 1956 until 2003 he was a practicing barrister at Atkin Chambers.
At a relatively early stage of his career, he specialised in Construction and Civil Engineering related law. Donald was involved in many large Construction and Civil Engineering cases over the past 50 years. His practice included cases in the Privy Council, Court of Appeal and the High Court as well as domestic and International Arbitrations.
More recently Donald had acted as Arbitrator in over 200 arbitrations and had been appointed, many times, by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.