- Nicolas Browne-Wilkinson, Baron Browne-Wilkinson
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.
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.
Legal offices Preceded by
Sir Robert Megarry
1985 - 1991
Sir Donald Nicholls
Lord Goff of Chieveley
Senior Law Lord
Lord Bingham of Cornhilll
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