Masters of the Bench
His Honour Peter Murphy
Full Title: His Honour Peter MurphyCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 16.4.2013
Call Date: 18.7.1968
Peter was Called in 1968. After practice in London he taught and practised in the United States. In 1983, Master Warren Burger appointed him to the committee which created the American Inns of Court Foundation of which he is a lifetime emeritus trustee. Between 1998 and 2007 he was defence counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. He was appointed a Circuit Judge in 2007 and sat at Blackfriars and Peterborough Crown Courts until his retirement . His text Murphy on Evidence is now in its 12th edition. He was editor of Blackstone’s Criminal Practice between 1991 and 2007. He has also published two novels: Removal and A Higher Duty.