Nicolas Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Browne-Wilkinson
|Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary|
1998 – 5 June 2000
|Preceded by||Lord Goff of Chieveley|
|Succeeded by||Lord Bingham of Cornhill|
|Lord of Appeal in Ordinary|
1 October 1991 – 5 June 2000
|Preceded by||The Lord Brandon of Oakbrook|
|Succeeded by||The Lord Bingham of Cornhill|
1985 – 1 October 1991
|Preceded by||Sir Robert Megarry|
|Succeeded by||Sir Donald Nicholls|
|Born||Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson
30 March 1930
Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson, PC (born 30 March 1930) is a former Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the United Kingdom and former Head of the Privy Council and Vice-Chancellor of the High Court.
He was educated at Lancing and at Magdalen College, Oxford. He was made a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and was created a life peer as Baron Browne-Wilkinson, of Camden in the London Borough of Camden, on 1 October 1991. He retired from the House of Lords on 1 March 2016.
Lord Browne-Wilkinson delivered the Privy Council rulings for Tan Te Lam v Superintendent of Tai A Chau Detention Centre (a Vietnamese refugee centre in Hong Kong and under British administration when the incident occurred) in 1997. The rulings have since been used in immigration cases globally.
Decisions of Browne-Wilkinson include:
- Johnstone v Bloomsbury HA  QB 333,  2 WLR 1362,  2 All ER 293 - English contract law case, concerning implied terms and unfair terms under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
- "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
Lord Browne–Wilkinson, a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 82
- "Nicolas Christopher Henry Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson". The Peerage. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
- "Retired members of the House of Lords". parliament.uk. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
- Al Masri v Minister for Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs  FCA 1009 (15 August 2002); accessed 22 March 2016.
Sir Robert Megarry
Sir Donald Nicholls
The Lord Goff of Chieveley
|Senior Law Lord
The Lord Bingham of Cornhill
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