His Honour David Elfer QC

It is with much regret that we report that Master Elfer (His Honour David Elfer QC) sadly died on Tuesday 31 March aged 78. The Inn’s flag will fly at half-mast on Tuesday, 7 April, in his memory.

Master Elfer was called to the Bar in 1964 and practiced at 1 Paper Buildings. He was a Recorder from 1978-1996, appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981, and became a Circuit Judge at Southwark Crown Court in 1996. Master Elfer was elected a Bencher of the Inn in 1989.

A Service of Thanksgiving will be held later in the year and details will be circulated as appropriate in due course.