Death Notices

The Inner Temple

Murray Pickering QC, Master of the Bench sadly died on Wednesday 11 May, aged 87. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Tuesday 17 May, in his memory

Stanley Brodie QC, a previous Treasurer of the Inn sadly died on Tuesday 3 May, aged 91. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Thursday 5 May, in his memory.

The Honorable Martin L.C. Feldman, Master of the Bench sadly died on Wednesday 26 January, aged 87. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Thursday 3 February, in his memory.

His Honour Judge Alastair McCreath, Master of the Bench sadly died on Sunday 30 January, aged 73. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Wednesday 2 February, in his memory. A funeral service for Master McCreath has taken place on Thursday 24 February 2022. A memorial service will take place in the Tempel Church on 19 May at 6pm.

The Rt Hon the Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover KG, Master of the Bench sadly died on Friday 14 January 2022, aged 94. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Wednesday 19 January, in his memory. 

Richard Southwell QC, Master of the Bench sadly died on Sunday 26 December 2021, aged 86. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Thursday 6 January 2022, in his memory. It is expected that there will be a Memorial Service in due course.

Michael McParland QC, Master of the Bench sadly died on Sunday 9 December 2021, aged 61. The Inn's flag flew at half-mast on Tuesday 14 December, in his memory. A memorial service will take place in the Temple Church at 6pm on Monday 9 May.  

Gray's Inn

Gordon Pollock QC, Master of the Bench sadly died on 11 April 2019, aged 76. A celebration of the life and career of Gordon Pollock QC will take place at 6pm on Wednesday 29 June 2022 at the Old Hall in Lincoln's Inn. All are welcome.

Professor William Cornish, Bencher of Gray's Inn, sadly died on 8 January 2022

Barry Pinson QC, Bencher of Gray's Inn, sadly died on 6 January 2022. A Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday 23 February at 2pm in Newton Church, Newbury RG20 9AP

Lincoln's Inn

Sir Thomas Stockdale BT, Bencher of Lincoln's Inn, died on 28 October 2021, aged 82. There is to be a memorial service for Sir Thomas on Thursday 10 March at 5pm in the Lincoln’s Inn Chapel followed by a reception in the Old Hall.

Sir Stuart McKinnon, Bencher of Lincoln's Inn, died on 28 February 2022, aged 83.

The Rt Hon Sir Christopher Slade, Treasurer of Lincoln's Inn in 1994, died on 7 February 2022.

Middle Temple

Mark Cannon QC, Bencher of Middle Temple, passed away on Saturday 22 January 2022, aged 60. 

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Wanda Szwed

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Wanda Szwed

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Wanda Szwed

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