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Bench Call

Prior to dinner for Benchers and members of the Inn there is a ceremony to Call elected members to the Bench.

The Callees are Called to the Bench, then asked to take their place at the High Table. After dinner each new Bencher gives a short speech. 

Callees (in order of seniority):

  • Lord Parker of Minsmere GCVO KCB (The Lord Chamberlain)
  • Professor Emily Jackson OBE
  • The Hon Mr Justice James Mellor
  • Marcia Shekerdemian KC
  • Veronique Buehrlen KC
  • Nneka Akudolu KC