Sir Richard Plender

It is with much regret that we report that Master Plender (Sir Richard Plender) sadly died on Saturday 23 May aged 74. The Inn’s flag flew at half-mast on Wednesday 3 June in his memory.

Master Plender was called to the Bar in 1972. He took Silk in 1989 and was appointed a Recorder in 1998. Master Plender served as a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division from 2008 until 2011.

He was elected as a Bencher of The Inner Temple 1996.

An obituary was also published in The Times on 24 November 2020.