Richard Wright QC becomes a Bencher of Middle TemplePark Square Barristers
On 6 June 2017 Richard Wright QC was called as a Bencher of Middle Temple by the current Master Treasurer of the Inn, Lord Dyson. Masters of the Bench are responsible for the governance of the Inn and are elected by the current Benchers. Most of the Inn’s Benchers are Queen’s Counsel or senior members of the judiciary.
Richard Wright QC is a criminal advocate who has defended or prosecuted many of the highest-profile cases in the North of England. He was described as “the standout junior” on the North Eastern Circuit (The Legal 500, 2011) and “in the ascendant” (Chambers and Partners, 2013).