In his 2007 report on Entry to the Bar, Lord Neuberger stated that ‘the Bar can only flourish and retain public confidence if it is a diverse and inclusive profession.’ His report went on to make a series of recommendations which aimed ‘to ensure that, as far as possible, the Bar selects and is seen to select, the best entrants f
Uncovering dramatic first-hand accounts of air raids at the Middle Temple and the bravery of the individuals involved in its defence.
Exploring, through archival records, the stories of the many barristers, students and members of staff of the Middle Temple who fought or participated in the First World War.
Uncovering the history of four silver salvers in the Middle Temple’s silver collection. Inconsistencies between the dates of production of the salvers led to discoveries relating to their origin as well as a dramatic tale of grand larceny.
Looking at archival records which tell the (often dramatic) stories of the Inn's porters and watchmen, and exploring their personalities, heroism and misdemeanours, by way of noisy policemen, plundering soldiers and the Great Plague of London.