Statement on Stephen Denyer
Law Society of England and Wales chief executive officer, Ian Jeffery, said:
“Everyone at the Law Society is deeply saddened by the passing of our colleague Stephen.
“Stephen made a wide-ranging and enduring contribution to the legal profession both here and abroad over the full length of a very distinguished legal career.
"Stephen was a much-loved colleague and mentor, sharing expertise with and creating opportunities for many colleagues across many organisations, including of course our own.
"His wisdom and his open and generous spirit will be missed by everyone across the organisation, our membership and the legal community in the UK and internationally.
"Stephen was a beloved husband and father, and our thoughts are with his family and all who knew him at this difficult time.”