The Inn offers advocacy training to students, pupils and new practitioners
Students have the options of
Call to the Bar by an Inn of Court is the gateway to entitlement to practise. Further training and education must be undertaken throughout a barrister’s career, during which barristers are able to draw on their Inns’ resources.
Lying behind the formal training requirements is a very considerable degree of pastoral and educational support, which the Inns provide to pupils as well as new and established practitioners.
Welcome to the Members’ section of the website
The Masters of the Bench, or Benchers, are responsible for the governance of the Inn. Masters are elected by their fellow Benchers of the Inn. Upon election, Benchers-elect are Called to the Bench at a Bench Call dinner for Benchers and members of the Inn at which there is a ceremony to Call elected members to the Bench.
The following Benchers were Called to the Bench of the Inn in the previous two years (in order of seniority from most junior to senior):