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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.


2022 Officers of the Inn


The Hon Mrs Justice Maura McGowan

Deputy Treasurer:

The Rt Hon Lord Lloyd-Jones

Deputy Treasurer Elect:

Paul Darling OBE QC

Lent Reader:  

David Etherington QC

Autumn Reader

Professor David Ormerod CBE QC

Director of Middle Temple Advocacy:  

Stephen Lloyd Esq

Master of the Archive

The Rt Hon Lord Justice David Bean

Master of the Garden:  

Professor Carol Harlow QC FBA

Master of the House:  

Timothy Saloman QC

Master of the Library:  

His Honour Peter Murphy

Masters of Moots:  

The Hon Mr Justice Martin Chamberlain and Angus McCullough QC

Master of Music:  

The Rt Hon Sir Stanley Burnton

Master of the Revels:  

William Wood QC

Master of the Silver:  

John Leslie Esq

Master of the Wine:

Ian Mill QC

Master of Statutes:

Rodney Stewart Smith Esq