Call Ceremony | Michaelmas Call (A)
Wednesday 22nd of November 2023 12:00Add event to my calendar
LocationMiddle Temple Hall
12:00 ~ Callees must sign in at Middle Temple Hall, wigged and gowned
12:45 ~ Masters of the Bench arrive and are gowned
13:00 ~ Call Ceremony
The Ceremony is expected to end at approximately 13:30
Dress codeBusiness Attire with Gown for Benchers, Court Dress for Callees
Callees can find further details on the dress code for Call HERE.
Students Members are Called to the Bar in a traditional ceremony held in Middle Temple Hall.
Applications for Call must be made in advance. Full details HERE.
Livestream of Call ceremonies
We will livestream ceremonies via YouTube to enable Callees' friends and family to watch the ceremony from wherever in the world they may be.
For any Callees who are unable to attend in person, or would prefer not to do so, there is the option to attend one of the ceremonies online instead. You will join a Zoom meeting and will be able to see others being Called online along with the Benchers conducting the ceremony. We will try our best to show those attending online on the YouTube livestream during the ceremony, but cannot guarantee this.
Publication of Call lists
Please note that the names of all the students who are Called to the Bar (Callees) will be published in the Times, the Telegraph and the Independent newspapers after the date of Call. The actual date of publication will vary depending on availability of space in the newspapers. Full names are published in order of Call; grades are not included.
Who can Attend
Student Members: Only Guests of Callees are permitted. Please note that guest tickets for the ceremony are limited (usually a maximum of TWO guests per Callee). Callees will receive further information by email two weeks before the ceremony.
Benchers: No guests
Qualifying Session Details
This is not a Qualifying Session.
Bookings and Cancellations
Student Members must apply for Call in advance. Full details HERE.
Between 1-2 weeks before Call, confirmed Callees will be booked onto the ceremony by the Education Department, once all the required checks have been completed. Callees will also be emailed a separate link to book for the reception.
Masters of the Bench can book online or by emailing Benchers@middletemple.org.uk. You are most welcome to attend the reception after the ceremony - you do not need to book this separately.
Disabled Access and Support
If you have questions about accessibility at the Inn or if you would like to request support, please email Richard Frost.
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Data Protection & Photography
Please be aware that photography, audio and video recording may take place at our events. These may be used for promotional purposes by the Inn, including in printed publications, on our website, and on our social media accounts. If you do not wish to have your photograph taken or to have images of you used, please alert the EducationTeam at the start of the event. We are unable to guarantee that you will not be included in the background of photographs that are being taken. Contact: 020 7427 4800, email@example.com
All personal data that the Inn stores and processes is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Inn’s Data Protection Policy. You can ask the Inn to stop using your images at any time, or request to see the personal data that the Inn holds on you. For more information please visit the Data Protection page http://www.middletemple.org.uk/about-us/data-protection