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Category: Obituaries

Master Edward Zacca
1931 – 2019

Sir Edward Zacca, the former President of the Court of Appeal of Jamaica, passed away on Sunday 10 November 2019. Sir Edward, a Jamaican, served on the Bermuda Court of Appeal for 18 years until his retirement in 2014, passed...

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Master Brian Leary
1929 – 2020

Master Brian Leary died peacefully at his home in Mexico City on Saturday 15 February after a three-year struggle with dementia. Brian was a New Year’s Baby, born in Stockwell, London to Mildred and Albert Leary. Albert was a...

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Master Roy Martin
1950 – 2019

Members of the Inn, and of his chambers at Six Pump Court, were shocked and saddened to learn of Roy’s passing in August 2019, at the age of 69, after a short illness. He was Called by Middle Temple to the Bar of England and...

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Master Victor Glover
1932 – 2020

On Sunday 2 February 2020, the sad news of Sir Victor Glover was announced. He departed this world painlessly and peacefully. I consider it my privilege to have known him since I joined the Bar, in 1971, and witnessed his...

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Master Owen Stable
1923 – 2019

Dad was born in London in 1923, to Lucie and Owlie, in their flat in Olympia but then, when not away at school, spent his childhood at their home, Plas Llwyn Owen, Llanbrynmair, in mid-Wales. A magical house, still cherished by...

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Master David Evans
1944 – 2019

David Howard Evans QC died on Saturday9 November 2019 after an incredibly brave fight against cancer. He was 75. David was Called to the Bar in 1972, took Silk in 1991, and was made a Bencher in 2004. He came to the Bar with...

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Master Simon Kverndal
1958 – 2020

My dear friend Simon Kverndal QC died, far too young at 62, on Sunday 14 June 2020, peacefully, and surrounded by his immediate family. Many members of Quadrant could have written those awful words; but I have the advantage of...

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Master Pat Edwards
1944 – 2020

Master Pat Edwards, who has died of acute myeloid leukaemia, was a distinguished government lawyer who in retirement was one of the most supportive and hardworking Benchers of this Inn. One of her last visits to the Inn was to...

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Master Donald Nicholls
1933 – 2019

Donald was born on Wednesday 25 January 1933 in Bebington on the Wirral. Early tragedy struck when his mother died when he was aged just six. His father remarried but then spent most of the war years in India, not returning...

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