Officers of the Inn

Benchers are elected by Parliament each year to non-executive offices of the Inn through which they provide Bench-level oversight of the Inn’s affairs.

2019 Officers of the Inn


The Rt Hon Lord Justice David Bean

Deputy Treasurer:

The Rt Hon Sir Brian Leveson 

Deputy Treasurer Elect:

Andrew Hochhauser QC

Lent Reader:  

Professor Carol Harlow QC FBA

Autumn Reader:  

Her Honour Judge Usha Karu

Director of Middle Temple Advocacy:  

David Blunt QC

Master of the Archive:  

Michael Ashe QC

Master of Debating

David Reade QC

Masters of the Garden:  

The Hon Mrs Justice Parker and Professor Carol Harlow QC FBA

Master of the House:  

Ian Mayes QC

Master of IT:  

Robert-Jan Temmink QC

Master of Moots:  

The Rt Hon Lady Justice Thirlwall DBE and Angus McCullough QC

Master of Music:  

The Rt Hon Sir Stanley Burnton

Master of Revels:  

William Wood QC

Master of the Silver:  

John Leslie Esq

Master of the Library:

Peter Susman QC

Master of Events:

His Honour Judge Michael Gledhill QC

Master of the Kitchen:

Marilynne Morgan CB  

Master of the Wine:

Ian Mill QC

Master of Statutes:

Rodney Stewart Smith Esq