David Penry-Davey

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Sir David Penry-Davey

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High Court Judge
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Born(1942-05-16)16 May 1942
Died 10 October 2015(2015-10-10) (aged 73)
Alma mater King's College London

Sir David Herbert Penry-Davey (16 May 1942 – 10 October 2015) [1] was a judge of the High Court of England and Wales.

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He was educated at Hastings Grammar School and at King's College London (LLB, 1964). He was called to the Bar at Inner Temple in 1965. He was made a Crown Court recorder in 1986, a QC in 1988, and a judge of the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division) in 1997. [2]

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He died on 10 October 2015. [3]

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References

  1. "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2014. Sir David Penry–Davey, former High Court Judge, 71
  2. Debrett's People of Today. Debrett's Ltd. 2009. ISBN   1-870520-51-3.
  3. PENRY-DAVEY Sir David