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School Mourns Patron's Passing

Lord Sydney Templeman was the first patron of the Truman Bodden Law School.

With profound sadness, the Truman Bodden Law School mourns the passing of its first Patron, Lord Sydney Templeman, who died on June 4th 2014, aged 94.

Lord Templeman was an outstanding barrister and judge and became one of the foremost Law Lords of his generation. He was a member of the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords from 1982-1994 and sat in some of the highest profile cases of the day including the infamous "Spycatcher" case in which the UK government sought successfully to prevent a former MI5 officer, Peter Wright, from publishing his memoirs.

Lord Templeman visited the Cayman Islands on a number of occasions and last visited the Law School in his capacity as Patron in the early 1990s.