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Leonard George Herston Sinclair CBE, 1902 – 1986

A former senior stipendiary magistrate, Leonard Sinclair CBE, has died at Waipu, aged 83.

Mr Sinclair served on the bench for 21 years. He also served as Chief Justice to the Tongan Government and chief magistrate in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate.

He was also chairman of the marriage guidance advisory committee and the Magistrates’ Executive Committee.

This obituary was published in LawTalk 233, 26 February 1986, page 2.

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Last updated on the 11th May 2012