The Middle Temple Archive is responsible for the records and archives created by the Inn, and its function is to acquire, preserve and make available those records to the Inn, its members and staff. We aim to provide members of the Middle Temple with a direct and tangible connection with and understanding of the rich and diverse history, heritage and culture of their Inn of Court.
The Library subscribes to the following legal databases, journals and law reports. Access to subscription-based resources is only available in the Library apart from Bloomsbury Professional Online, Lexis PSL and PLI+ which can be accessed remotely upon application to the Library. Frequently used resources which do not require a subscription are also included in this list and are indicated as [free].
The Library is currently open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm. Measures and restrictions have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of members and staff. In order to adhere to government guidance on social distancing, the number of members allowed into the library at any one time will be restricted. Full details can be found here.
The Middle Temple Library team continues to run a remote enquiry service.
This selection of free legal websites is intended as a signpost for barristers, pupils and students conducting electronic research. More comprehensive lists of resources are available on the portals and gateway sites detailed below. The Library also subscribes to a number of databases, which are for in-library use only. Please refer to the E-Resources and e-books page for more information.
The following is a selection of sources of information about the institutions, legislation and case law of the European Union itself and portals, gateways and databases which include information from a number of Members States.
Archive of European Integration (AEI) Research materials on the topic of European integration and unification, including official European Community and European Union documents. Managed by the University of Pittsburgh.
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.
British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) BAILII provides access to a comprehensive collection of British and Irish legal materials, and links to similar sites worldwide
These links provide members with a guide to relevant information regarding the legal site of the UK’s referendum and Brexit from various mostly free sources. Links are regularly updated.
The Bar Council
The following vacancies are available for appointments at the Inn. Role descriptions are included at the bottom of this page.
All expressions of interest and nominations should be sent to the Under Treasurer at G.Perricone@middletemple.org.uk
The deadline for nominations and expressions of interest is 1 June 2020.
Masters of the Bench are invited to: