Stephen Lloyd retired after nearly 50 years practice on 31st March 2021.  He was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1971, elected a Bencher in 1996, Lent Reader in 2014 and for some years joint Master of the Gardens.

He is currently Director of Middle Temple Advocacy which provides  advocacy training for students, pupils and young practitioners.  His publications include The Courts and Gardens of the Middle Temple and (with Lesley Whitelaw) The Middle Temple A Guide.  His paper delivered as Reader was entitled “Is your name Temple? The Story of the Temple Foundlings”.