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.