Dr Stephen Cretney QC (Hon)

Dr Stephen Cretney QC (Hon), Master of the Bench, sadly died last week at the age of 83. The Inn’s flag was flown at half-mast on Tuesday 3 September in his memory.

Stephen Cretney was a Fellow of Exeter College from 1969-1978 before becoming a Law Commissioner (1978-83). He then moved to the University of Bristol Law School, where he was Dean, and in 1993 was appointed to a Senior Research Fellowship at All Souls. Stephen’s field was family law.

He was elected as an Honorary Bencher of the Inn in 2006.

Details of any funeral and/or memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.