Masters of the Bench
His Honour Peter Testar
Full Title: His Honour Peter TestarCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 25.11.2014
Call Date: 18.7.1974
Peter Testar spent the first 3 years after Call, teaching law to undergraduates and accountants before he embarked upon pupillage. At the Bar he had a common law practice which eventually became exclusively criminal. In 2004, he was appointed to the Circuit Bench and since 2006 has sat at Southwark Crown Court, which has a case load of general crime, mainly arising in Central London, and of long cases including fraud. He has been involved in the Inn’s schemes for pupillage training, marshalling and access to the Bar.