Death Notices

The Inner Temple

David Widdicombe QC, Master of the Bench, sadly died last year on Sunday 27 October 2019. The Inn’s flag flew at half-mast on Tuesday 15 December, in his memory.

Eldred Tabachnik QC, Master of the Bench, sadly died on Sunday 29 November. The Inn’s flag flew at half-mast tomorrow, Wednesday 2 December in his memory. Details of any memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.

The Rt Hon The Lord Sacks,  Master of the Bench, sadly died on Saturday 7 November, The Inn’s flag flew at half-mast on Tuesday 10 November, in his memory. A funeral service took place on Sunday 8 November. Details of any memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.

The Rt Hon Sir Roy Beldam, Master of the Bench, sadly died on Friday, 16 October. The Inn's flag few at half-mast on Wednesday, 21 October, in his memory. Details of any memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.

Gray's Inn

Sir Robert Johnson, Bencher of Gray's Inn, sadly died on Sunday, 25 October 2020. Further details will be made available when known.

Conrad Dehn QC, Bencher of Gray's Inn, sadly died on Sunday 26 April. Further details will be made available when known.

His Honour William Birtles,  Bencher of Gray's Inn, sadly died on Wednesday 15 January. Further details will be made available when known.

Gordon Pollock, Bencher of Gray's Inn. A celebration of the life of the late Gordon Pollock being held at The Great Hall, Lincoln's Inn on Tuesday 31 March has been postponed until 27 October 2020 at 6.30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Lincoln's Inn

The Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC, Bencher of Lincoln's Inn, sadly died on Saturday 8 August, at the age of 84.

Middle Temple

Dame Margaret Booth DBE, Bencher of Middle Temple, sadly passed away on 31 December 2020, aged 87. Details of any memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.