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Peter John Hilton Bentley

Peter John Hilton Bentley, American Lawyer. Bar: Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the England and Wales 1965, Illinois 1966. Board of directors Legal Assistance Foundation Chicago, 1975-1983. Served as midshipman Royal Navy, 1953-1954. Member Law Society of England and Wales, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Am.Arbitration Association (national panel).

Background

  • Bentley, Peter John Hilton was born on November 8, 1934 in Bournemouth, England. Came to the United States, 1965. Son of James Hilton and Marjorie (Wimpress) Bentley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cambridge University, England, 1957. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate, Linklaters & Paines, London, 1960-1965;associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1960-1961;associate, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, 1965-1967;partner, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, since 1967. Honorary lecturer law Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1969-1970.

    Membership

    Board directors Legal Assistance Foundation Chicago, 1975-1983. Served as midshipman Royal Navy, 1953-1954. Member Law Society of England and Wales, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, American Arbitration Association (national panel).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Brokaw Lamb (divorced August 1970). Married Kaye Bensinger, September 11, 1979. Children: Marion Elisabeth, Paul Richard, Rebecca Catherine.
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    Born November 8, 1934