It is with much regret that we report the death of Master Mervyn Roberts (His Honour Mervyn Roberts). He passed away on Sunday 2 February, aged 78. The Inn’s flag will be flying at half-mast tomorrow, Tuesday 4 February, in his memory.
Master Roberts was called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1963. He was a recorder from 1994 to 1999, and a Circuit Judge form 1999 until his retirement in 2011. Master Roberts was a member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board 1998-99 and the Parole Board from 2002 onwards.
He was elected a Governing Bencher of the Inn in 2007.
Details of any funeral and/or memorial service will be circulated as appropriate in due course.