Leicester, Wilfrid Erne, 1899-1963

Wellington barrister and solicitor (Leicester, Jowett and Rainey, later Leicester, Rainey and McCarthy), who designed his own bookplate, drawn by Marmaduke Matthews, showing himself as a bewigged lawyer, with a devil and a kiwi standing on the pages of his book. Member of the general committee for the first NZ Authors' Week in 1935. Writer on literary and legal subjects. See `Who's who in NZ' 1956.

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