It is with sadness that we announce that Patrick Atiyah DCL, QC, FBA, former Honorary Fellow, died on 30 March 2018 aged 87, after a long illness.

Professor Atiyah was Professor of English Law and Fellow of St John’s from 1977; he was elected to an Honorary Fellowship upon his retirement in 1988.

Arrangements are being made by the Oxford Law Faculty, in association with the College, to remember and celebrate his outstanding life and career of legal scholarship. Details of these arrangements will be circulated when known.