Masters of the Bench
His Honour David Lynch
Full Title: His Honour David LynchCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 19.7.2016
Call Date: 26.11.1968
Son of Henry Lynch, motor vehicle engineer of Liverpool.
b. 23 August 1939; m. 1974, Ann Knights; s. Christopher 1976; s. Peter 1978.
Education: Liverpool Collegiate Grammar School; London University (external) LLB, 1965; Liverpool John Moore University, MRes, 2011, PhD 2015, Honorary Fellow, 2003, Visiting Research Fellow, 2015-.
Served: Royal Air Force, 1958-61.
Admission: 28 March 1966; Call 26 November 1968; Practised on Northern Circuit, 1968-90; Assistant Recorder, 1983; Recorder, 1988; Circuit Judge, 1990-2005; Liaison Judge: St Helens Magistrates, 1991-2005; Liverpool John Moores University 1993-2005. President, Mental Health Review Tribunal. Remembrancer of the Northern Circuit, 2005-. Secretary, Liverpool Middle Temple Society, 1969-72; Co-opted committee member, Middle Temple Northern Circuit Society, 2016-.
Publications: Northern Circuit Directory, 1876-2004 (2005); Supplement, 2005-15 (2016); The Role of the Circuit Courts in the Formation of United States Law in the Early Republic: Following Justices Washington, Livingston, Story and Thompson, 2018. Contributed, A Century of Liverpool Lawyers, 2002.
Clubs: Caldy Golf; Victory Services; Union Jack.