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The Lady Templeman-Master Singhvi Memorial Travel Fellowship - India

This scholarship was originally set up, and funded, by Lord Templeman, a Bencher of the Inn, and Master Singhvi, the Indian High Commissioner in the UK from 1991 to 1997 and an Honorary Bencher. Master Singhvi’s son, Dr Abishek Singhvi, most generously enabled us to continue the scheme for ten years after his father’s death. The scheme was closed in 2017. 

The award was established for members of the Middle Temple to facilitate an informal fact-finding and bond-building tour of about three weeks’ duration.

Successful applicants were based in New Delhi observing judges, lawyers and courts at work. The scholarship provided the opportunity to learn about the places, people and proceedings of the Indian legal system.

A report from the last scholar, Ralph Morley, can be found on the right-hand side of the page. A full Roll of Honour can be found below:

2002    Blanche Girouard 

2003    Bansi Soni 

2004    Marc Jones 

2005    Imran Benson 

2006    Ayeesha Bhutta         

2007    Anneliese Blackwood 

2008    Rowan Pennington-Benton

2009    Susanna Rickard 

2010    Paul Mertens

2011    Samir Pasha

2012    Mehar Ameer

2013    Eirwen-Jane Pierrot

2014    Kabir Bhalla

2015   Emma Fenelon 

2016   Ralph Morely