Our People

The Hon Mr Justice Michael Soole

Treasurer 2024

Bio

Mr Justice Michael Soole is the Treasurer of The Inner Temple in 2024. He has been a High Court Judge (King's Bench Division) since November 2015, hearing a wide range of civil and criminal cases. In January 2022, Mr Justice Soole was appointed as Judge in Charge of the King's Bench Division Civil List.

 

Before his judicial appointment, Mr Justice Soole was a barrister for 37 years, being called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1977 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 2002. His practice included a specialisation in professional negligence and construction law. He was Chair of TECBAR (the Technology and Construction Bar Association) and a member of the Bar Council.

 

Appointed as a Governing Bencher in 2008, Mr Justice Soole served on the Advocacy Training Committee (Chair, 2012-14), the Library Committee (Vice Chair, 2016-2018), the Education & Training Committee, the Scholarships Committee, the Outreach Committee and the Student Societies Committee. He has served on the Executive Committee since 2022.

 

Mr Justice Soole was also a member of the Advocacy Training Council (now Inns of Court College of Advocacy) and has been an advocacy trainer for many years, teaching at home and overseas – including the UN in New York, The Hague, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Mauritius.

Richard Salter KC

Reader 2024

Bio

Richard Salter KC is a practising barrister, whose chambers are at 3 Verulam Buildings in Gray's Inn. Richard was called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1975 and was elected as a Bencher in 1991. He took silk in 1995 and was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2000. He has served on many of the Inn’s committees and was chair of the Scholarships Committee from 2002 to 2009. He was chair of the London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association from 2004-5, a member of the Bar Council from 2004 to 2013, and chair of the Bar Council Legal Services Committee from 2010 to 2013.

 

Richard is a commercial lawyer, specialising in banking and financial law. He has appeared in many of the leading English cases in that area as well as appearing before courts and arbitral tribunals in many other common-law jurisdictions. He was Chambers & Partners Banking and Finance Silk of the Year in 2012.

 

Richard also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Queen's Bench Division and in the Commercial Court, and as an arbitrator under ICC and LCIA rules. Since 2010, Richard has assisted with the teaching of postgraduate courses in financial law at the University of Oxford, where he holds the honorary title of Visiting Professor.

 

Richard has been the consulting editor for the All England Commercial Cases since the series began. A keen amateur pianist and organist, he is a trustee of English Touring Opera, a trustee and chairman of the Comité d'Honneur of Les Azuriales Opera, and honorary counsel to the Worshipful Company of Musicians. From 2011-2017 he was a trustee of the Oxford Law Foundation.

Helen Davies KC

Reader Elect 2024

Greg Dorey CVO

Sub-Treasurer

Bio

Mr Dorey has had a distinguished career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, serving at various times as Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union; and to Hungary; plus spells as Deputy Head of Mission in Hong Kong and Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Modern History from Exeter College, University of Oxford.

The Hon Mr Justice Michael Soole

Treasurer 2024

Bio

Mr Justice Michael Soole is the Treasurer of The Inner Temple in 2024. He has been a High Court Judge (King's Bench Division) since November 2015, hearing a wide range of civil and criminal cases. In January 2022, Mr Justice Soole was appointed as Judge in Charge of the King's Bench Division Civil List.

 

Before his judicial appointment, Mr Justice Soole was a barrister for 37 years, being called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1977 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 2002. His practice included a specialisation in professional negligence and construction law. He was Chair of TECBAR (the Technology and Construction Bar Association) and a member of the Bar Council.

 

Appointed as a Governing Bencher in 2008, Mr Justice Soole served on the Advocacy Training Committee (Chair, 2012-14), the Library Committee (Vice Chair, 2016-2018), the Education & Training Committee, the Scholarships Committee, the Outreach Committee and the Student Societies Committee. He has served on the Executive Committee since 2022.

 

Mr Justice Soole was also a member of the Advocacy Training Council (now Inns of Court College of Advocacy) and has been an advocacy trainer for many years, teaching at home and overseas – including the UN in New York, The Hague, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Mauritius.

Richard Salter KC

Reader 2024

Bio

Richard Salter KC is a practising barrister, whose chambers are at 3 Verulam Buildings in Gray's Inn. Richard was called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1975 and was elected as a Bencher in 1991. He took silk in 1995 and was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2000. He has served on many of the Inn’s committees and was chair of the Scholarships Committee from 2002 to 2009. He was chair of the London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association from 2004-5, a member of the Bar Council from 2004 to 2013, and chair of the Bar Council Legal Services Committee from 2010 to 2013.

 

Richard is a commercial lawyer, specialising in banking and financial law. He has appeared in many of the leading English cases in that area as well as appearing before courts and arbitral tribunals in many other common-law jurisdictions. He was Chambers & Partners Banking and Finance Silk of the Year in 2012.

 

Richard also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Queen's Bench Division and in the Commercial Court, and as an arbitrator under ICC and LCIA rules. Since 2010, Richard has assisted with the teaching of postgraduate courses in financial law at the University of Oxford, where he holds the honorary title of Visiting Professor.

 

Richard has been the consulting editor for the All England Commercial Cases since the series began. A keen amateur pianist and organist, he is a trustee of English Touring Opera, a trustee and chairman of the Comité d'Honneur of Les Azuriales Opera, and honorary counsel to the Worshipful Company of Musicians. From 2011-2017 he was a trustee of the Oxford Law Foundation.

Helen Davies KC

Reader Elect 2024

Greg Dorey CVO

Sub-Treasurer

Bio

Mr Dorey has had a distinguished career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, serving at various times as Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union; and to Hungary; plus spells as Deputy Head of Mission in Hong Kong and Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Modern History from Exeter College, University of Oxford.

The Hon Mr Justice Michael Soole

Treasurer 2024

Bio

Mr Justice Michael Soole is the Treasurer of The Inner Temple in 2024. He has been a High Court Judge (King's Bench Division) since November 2015, hearing a wide range of civil and criminal cases. In January 2022, Mr Justice Soole was appointed as Judge in Charge of the King's Bench Division Civil List.

 

Before his judicial appointment, Mr Justice Soole was a barrister for 37 years, being called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1977 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 2002. His practice included a specialisation in professional negligence and construction law. He was Chair of TECBAR (the Technology and Construction Bar Association) and a member of the Bar Council.

 

Appointed as a Governing Bencher in 2008, Mr Justice Soole served on the Advocacy Training Committee (Chair, 2012-14), the Library Committee (Vice Chair, 2016-2018), the Education & Training Committee, the Scholarships Committee, the Outreach Committee and the Student Societies Committee. He has served on the Executive Committee since 2022.

 

Mr Justice Soole was also a member of the Advocacy Training Council (now Inns of Court College of Advocacy) and has been an advocacy trainer for many years, teaching at home and overseas – including the UN in New York, The Hague, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Mauritius.

Richard Salter KC

Reader 2024

Bio

Richard Salter KC is a practising barrister, whose chambers are at 3 Verulam Buildings in Gray's Inn. Richard was called to the Bar by The Inner Temple in 1975 and was elected as a Bencher in 1991. He took silk in 1995 and was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2000. He has served on many of the Inn’s committees and was chair of the Scholarships Committee from 2002 to 2009. He was chair of the London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association from 2004-5, a member of the Bar Council from 2004 to 2013, and chair of the Bar Council Legal Services Committee from 2010 to 2013.

 

Richard is a commercial lawyer, specialising in banking and financial law. He has appeared in many of the leading English cases in that area as well as appearing before courts and arbitral tribunals in many other common-law jurisdictions. He was Chambers & Partners Banking and Finance Silk of the Year in 2012.

 

Richard also sits as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Queen's Bench Division and in the Commercial Court, and as an arbitrator under ICC and LCIA rules. Since 2010, Richard has assisted with the teaching of postgraduate courses in financial law at the University of Oxford, where he holds the honorary title of Visiting Professor.

 

Richard has been the consulting editor for the All England Commercial Cases since the series began. A keen amateur pianist and organist, he is a trustee of English Touring Opera, a trustee and chairman of the Comité d'Honneur of Les Azuriales Opera, and honorary counsel to the Worshipful Company of Musicians. From 2011-2017 he was a trustee of the Oxford Law Foundation.

Helen Davies KC

Reader Elect 2024

Greg Dorey CVO

Sub-Treasurer

Bio

Mr Dorey has had a distinguished career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, serving at various times as Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union; and to Hungary; plus spells as Deputy Head of Mission in Hong Kong and Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Modern History from Exeter College, University of Oxford.

Address

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Treasury Office, London EC4Y 7HL

Address

Treasury Office, Inner Temple, London EC4Y 7HL

Greg Dorey CVO

Sub-Treasurer

Bio

Mr Dorey has had a distinguished career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, serving at various times as Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union; and to Hungary; plus spells as Deputy Head of Mission in Hong Kong and Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Modern History from Exeter College, University of Oxford.

Wanda Szwed

Interim Head of the Sub-Treasurer's Office

Charliee Burton

Personal Assistant to the Sub-Treasurer

Henrietta Amodio

Director of Treasury Office

Bio

Responsible for the overall management of the Treasury Office and special projects, Secretary to the Bar Liaison Committee, Assistant Editor of the Yearbook, Joint Editor of Innerview

Nadia Ruiz

Assistant to the Director of Treasury Office

Kate Peters

Member Events & Administration Manager

Bio

Members' events, Innerview, website queries, Temple Women's Forum and Temple Employed Bar

Rosy Humphrey

Member Events & Administration Assistant

Bio

Members' event bookings and car park enquiries

Jude Hodgson

Membership Registrar

Bio

Membership enquiries, members' records 1960-, student disciplinary matters and data protection enquiries.

Jacqueline Fenton

Membership & Records Assistant

Bio

General enquiries, Public guided tours, student qualifying session enquiries and membership enquiries including; address changes and record updates

Paul Clark

Technology and Communications Officer

Sandra Alvarez

Communications & Social Media Coordinator

Greg Dorey CVO

Sub-Treasurer

Bio

Mr Dorey has had a distinguished career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, serving at various times as Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union; and to Hungary; plus spells as Deputy Head of Mission in Hong Kong and Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Modern History from Exeter College, University of Oxford.

Wanda Szwed

Interim Head of the Sub-Treasurer's Office

Charliee Burton

Personal Assistant to the Sub-Treasurer

Henrietta Amodio

Director of Treasury Office

Bio

Responsible for the overall management of the Treasury Office and special projects, Secretary to the Bar Liaison Committee, Assistant Editor of the Yearbook, Joint Editor of Innerview

Nadia Ruiz

Assistant to the Director of Treasury Office

Kate Peters

Member Events & Administration Manager

Bio

Members' events, Innerview, website queries, Temple Women's Forum and Temple Employed Bar

Rosy Humphrey

Member Events & Administration Assistant

Bio

Members' event bookings and car park enquiries

Jude Hodgson

Membership Registrar

Bio

Membership enquiries, members' records 1960-, student disciplinary matters and data protection enquiries.

Jacqueline Fenton

Membership & Records Assistant

Bio

General enquiries, Public guided tours, student qualifying session enquiries and membership enquiries including; address changes and record updates

Paul Clark

Technology and Communications Officer

Sandra Alvarez

Communications & Social Media Coordinator

Greg Dorey CVO

Sub-Treasurer

Bio

Mr Dorey has had a distinguished career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, serving at various times as Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union; and to Hungary; plus spells as Deputy Head of Mission in Hong Kong and Pakistan. He holds a Masters degree in Modern History from Exeter College, University of Oxford.

Wanda Szwed

Interim Head of the Sub-Treasurer's Office

Charliee Burton

Personal Assistant to the Sub-Treasurer

Henrietta Amodio

Director of Treasury Office

Bio

Responsible for the overall management of the Treasury Office and special projects, Secretary to the Bar Liaison Committee, Assistant Editor of the Yearbook, Joint Editor of Innerview

Nadia Ruiz

Assistant to the Director of Treasury Office

Kate Peters

Member Events & Administration Manager

Bio

Members' events, Innerview, website queries, Temple Women's Forum and Temple Employed Bar

Rosy Humphrey

Member Events & Administration Assistant

Bio

Members' event bookings and car park enquiries

Jude Hodgson

Membership Registrar

Bio

Membership enquiries, members' records 1960-, student disciplinary matters and data protection enquiries.

Jacqueline Fenton

Membership & Records Assistant

Bio

General enquiries, Public guided tours, student qualifying session enquiries and membership enquiries including; address changes and record updates

Paul Clark

Technology and Communications Officer

Sandra Alvarez

Communications & Social Media Coordinator

Address

Treasury Office, Inner Temple, London EC4Y 7HL

Ryan Ross

Head Porter/Head of Security

Robert Grier

Porter

Jason Perry

Porter

Ryan Ross

Head Porter/Head of Security

Robert Grier

Porter

Jason Perry

Porter

Ryan Ross

Head Porter/Head of Security

Robert Grier

Porter

Jason Perry

Porter

Address

Inner Temple, London EC4Y 7HL

Julia Armfield

Education Programmes Manager (Pre-Pupillage)

Bio

Management of Qualifying Sessions, Oversight of Student Support Schemes and Pre-Pupillage Careers Support and the Qualifying Sessions Committee

Stephanie Baughen

Senior Manager (Scholarships and Outreach)

Bio

Management of outreach and scholarships activities, Scholarships and Outreach Committee, Digital outreach and Dinner to the Universities

Vanessa Bennett

Education Programmes Manager

Bio

Pupils and New Practitioners Courses and Advocacy Training Committee

Jess Brown

Outreach Co-ordinator

Bio

Insight events, Next Step Sessions, Schools outreach including Discovery Days and Pegasus Access and Support Scheme

Georgina Everatt

Scholarships Manager

Bio

Scholarships (Bar Course, GDL, Pupillage, Internship, Disability Awards) and the Pegasus Trust

Gail Fleming

Director of Education

Bio

All Education and Training Activities, Policy and regulation issues and complaints

Shahzadi Hussain

Pegasus Trust Co-ordinator

Bio

Pegasus Trust

Dionne Josephs-Cort

Education & Training Administrator

Bio

Administrative support to the Education & Training Department

Tiffany-Rochelle Louis-Byfield

Education Engagement Co-ordinator

Bio

Call to the Bar and Student Societies

Richard Loveridge

Education Operations and Project Manager

Bio

Compliance and regulatory matters, Office Management, Education Systems and data management, Research and Call to the Bar

David Miller

Education Programme Manager (Practitioners)

Bio

Advance and specialist Advocacy Training, Advocacy Teacher Training, Pupils Ethics Course, Pupil Supervisors and other practice management training and Established Barrister CPD

Mercy Quaynor

Education Co-ordinator

Bio

Pupils Advocacy Training Programme, New Practitioners Training Programme and Marshalling Scheme

Kerry Upham

Regional Education Officer

Bio

Regional Qualifying Session and the Police Liaison Scheme

Julia Armfield

Education Programmes Manager (Pre-Pupillage)

Bio

Management of Qualifying Sessions, Oversight of Student Support Schemes and Pre-Pupillage Careers Support and the Qualifying Sessions Committee

Stephanie Baughen

Senior Manager (Scholarships and Outreach)

Bio

Management of outreach and scholarships activities, Scholarships and Outreach Committee, Digital outreach and Dinner to the Universities

Vanessa Bennett

Education Programmes Manager

Bio

Pupils and New Practitioners Courses and Advocacy Training Committee

Jess Brown

Outreach Co-ordinator

Bio

Insight events, Next Step Sessions, Schools outreach including Discovery Days and Pegasus Access and Support Scheme

Georgina Everatt

Scholarships Manager

Bio

Scholarships (Bar Course, GDL, Pupillage, Internship, Disability Awards) and the Pegasus Trust

Gail Fleming

Director of Education

Bio

All Education and Training Activities, Policy and regulation issues and complaints

Shahzadi Hussain

Pegasus Trust Co-ordinator

Bio

Pegasus Trust

Dionne Josephs-Cort

Education & Training Administrator

Bio

Administrative support to the Education & Training Department

Tiffany-Rochelle Louis-Byfield

Education Engagement Co-ordinator

Bio

Call to the Bar and Student Societies

Richard Loveridge

Education Operations and Project Manager

Bio

Compliance and regulatory matters, Office Management, Education Systems and data management, Research and Call to the Bar

David Miller

Education Programme Manager (Practitioners)

Bio

Advance and specialist Advocacy Training, Advocacy Teacher Training, Pupils Ethics Course, Pupil Supervisors and other practice management training and Established Barrister CPD

Mercy Quaynor

Education Co-ordinator

Bio

Pupils Advocacy Training Programme, New Practitioners Training Programme and Marshalling Scheme

Kerry Upham

Regional Education Officer

Bio

Regional Qualifying Session and the Police Liaison Scheme

Julia Armfield

Education Programmes Manager (Pre-Pupillage)

Bio

Management of Qualifying Sessions, Oversight of Student Support Schemes and Pre-Pupillage Careers Support and the Qualifying Sessions Committee

Stephanie Baughen

Senior Manager (Scholarships and Outreach)

Bio

Management of outreach and scholarships activities, Scholarships and Outreach Committee, Digital outreach and Dinner to the Universities

Vanessa Bennett

Education Programmes Manager

Bio

Pupils and New Practitioners Courses and Advocacy Training Committee

Jess Brown

Outreach Co-ordinator

Bio

Insight events, Next Step Sessions, Schools outreach including Discovery Days and Pegasus Access and Support Scheme

Georgina Everatt

Scholarships Manager

Bio

Scholarships (Bar Course, GDL, Pupillage, Internship, Disability Awards) and the Pegasus Trust

Gail Fleming

Director of Education

Bio

All Education and Training Activities, Policy and regulation issues and complaints

Shahzadi Hussain

Pegasus Trust Co-ordinator

Bio

Pegasus Trust

Dionne Josephs-Cort

Education & Training Administrator

Bio

Administrative support to the Education & Training Department

Tiffany-Rochelle Louis-Byfield

Education Engagement Co-ordinator

Bio

Call to the Bar and Student Societies

Richard Loveridge

Education Operations and Project Manager

Bio

Compliance and regulatory matters, Office Management, Education Systems and data management, Research and Call to the Bar

David Miller

Education Programme Manager (Practitioners)

Bio

Advance and specialist Advocacy Training, Advocacy Teacher Training, Pupils Ethics Course, Pupil Supervisors and other practice management training and Established Barrister CPD

Mercy Quaynor

Education Co-ordinator

Bio

Pupils Advocacy Training Programme, New Practitioners Training Programme and Marshalling Scheme

Kerry Upham

Regional Education Officer

Bio

Regional Qualifying Session and the Police Liaison Scheme

Address

Inner Temple Library, London EC4Y 7HL

Robert Hodgson

Librarian & Keeper of Manuscripts

Tracey Dennis

Deputy Librarian

Michael Frost

Assistant Librarian

Sally McLaren

Assistant Librarian

Simon Hindley

Senior Library Assistant

James Rowles

Senior Library Assistant

Tina Williams

Library Administrator

Lily Rowe

Graduate Trainee Librarian

Robert Hodgson

Librarian & Keeper of Manuscripts

Tracey Dennis

Deputy Librarian

Michael Frost

Assistant Librarian

Sally McLaren

Assistant Librarian

Simon Hindley

Senior Library Assistant

James Rowles

Senior Library Assistant

Tina Williams

Library Administrator

Lily Rowe

Graduate Trainee Librarian

Robert Hodgson

Librarian & Keeper of Manuscripts

Tracey Dennis

Deputy Librarian

Michael Frost

Assistant Librarian

Sally McLaren

Assistant Librarian

Simon Hindley

Senior Library Assistant

James Rowles

Senior Library Assistant

Tina Williams

Library Administrator

Lily Rowe

Graduate Trainee Librarian

Address

Third Floor, 6 King's Bench Walk, London EC4Y 7DR

David Bartlett

Collector

Emma Prayer

Assistant Collector (Finance Manager)

Ania Johnson

Financial Controller

Joanna Zawada

Accounts and Payroll Administrator

Kate McCue

Accounts Assistant

Maxine Cummins

HR Manager

David Bartlett

Collector

Emma Prayer

Assistant Collector (Finance Manager)

Ania Johnson

Financial Controller

Joanna Zawada

Accounts and Payroll Administrator

Kate McCue

Accounts Assistant

Maxine Cummins

HR Manager

David Bartlett

Collector

Emma Prayer

Assistant Collector (Finance Manager)

Ania Johnson

Financial Controller

Joanna Zawada

Accounts and Payroll Administrator

Kate McCue

Accounts Assistant

Maxine Cummins

HR Manager

Address

Treasury Building, Lower Ground Floor, Inner Temple, London, EC4Y 7HR

Vicky Portinari

Head of Catering

Priya Patel

Deputy Head of Catering

Adam Bracegirdle

Operations Manager

Csaba Hons

Events Manager

Rowan Boothroyd

Events Manager

Eva Stasicka

Pegasus Restaurant and Bar Manager

Stacey Barber

Sales and Marketing Manager

Agnieszka Chojnacka

Management Accountant

Maxine Reynolds

Sales Manager

Daisy Frost

Sales Manager

Robert Lamb

Executive Chef

Lottie James

People Manager

Angel Loughlin

Events Coordinator

Vicky Portinari

Head of Catering

Priya Patel

Deputy Head of Catering

Adam Bracegirdle

Operations Manager

Csaba Hons

Events Manager

Rowan Boothroyd

Events Manager

Eva Stasicka

Pegasus Restaurant and Bar Manager

Stacey Barber

Sales and Marketing Manager

Agnieszka Chojnacka

Management Accountant

Maxine Reynolds

Sales Manager

Daisy Frost

Sales Manager

Robert Lamb

Executive Chef

Lottie James

People Manager

Angel Loughlin

Events Coordinator

Vicky Portinari

Head of Catering

Priya Patel

Deputy Head of Catering

Adam Bracegirdle

Operations Manager

Csaba Hons

Events Manager

Rowan Boothroyd

Events Manager

Eva Stasicka

Pegasus Restaurant and Bar Manager

Stacey Barber

Sales and Marketing Manager

Agnieszka Chojnacka

Management Accountant

Maxine Reynolds

Sales Manager

Daisy Frost

Sales Manager

Robert Lamb

Executive Chef

Lottie James

People Manager

Angel Loughlin

Events Coordinator

Address

Inner Temple, London EC4Y 7HL

Sean Harkin (He/Him)

Head Gardener

Bio

Trained on the Diploma at RHS Wisley, Sean went on to prestigious roles for the RHS, National Trust and Kensington Palace before joining The Inner Temple in 2018. Throughout his career he has studied plants all over the world including Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the gardens of Kyoto and the High Line, New York. Since taking over the Inner Temple Garden, Sean has worked closely with Deputy Head Gardener Sophie and the team, to evolve the Garden into a dreamlike, plantsperson’s oasis, with artistic and ecologically minded planting at its core

Sophie Tatzkow (She/Her), MHort (RHS)

Deputy Head Gardener

Polly Cetin (She/Her)

Gardener

Bio

Trained on the RHS Level 2 at Capel Manor College whilst volunteering at the Inner Temple Garden in 2016. Now, after working in private gardens in and around London and completing the RHS Level 3, she’s back as a member of the Garden Team since joining us in 2022.

Stefano Ciabo (He/Him)

Trainee Gardener

Potting Shed

Bio

General Inner Temple Garden enquiries, volunteering, Chelsea Fringe and arts projects

Sean Harkin (He/Him)

Head Gardener

Bio

Trained on the Diploma at RHS Wisley, Sean went on to prestigious roles for the RHS, National Trust and Kensington Palace before joining The Inner Temple in 2018. Throughout his career he has studied plants all over the world including Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the gardens of Kyoto and the High Line, New York. Since taking over the Inner Temple Garden, Sean has worked closely with Deputy Head Gardener Sophie and the team, to evolve the Garden into a dreamlike, plantsperson’s oasis, with artistic and ecologically minded planting at its core

Sophie Tatzkow (She/Her), MHort (RHS)

Deputy Head Gardener

Polly Cetin (She/Her)

Gardener

Bio

Trained on the RHS Level 2 at Capel Manor College whilst volunteering at the Inner Temple Garden in 2016. Now, after working in private gardens in and around London and completing the RHS Level 3, she’s back as a member of the Garden Team since joining us in 2022.

Stefano Ciabo (He/Him)

Trainee Gardener

Potting Shed

Bio

General Inner Temple Garden enquiries, volunteering, Chelsea Fringe and arts projects

Sean Harkin (He/Him)

Head Gardener

Bio

Trained on the Diploma at RHS Wisley, Sean went on to prestigious roles for the RHS, National Trust and Kensington Palace before joining The Inner Temple in 2018. Throughout his career he has studied plants all over the world including Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the gardens of Kyoto and the High Line, New York. Since taking over the Inner Temple Garden, Sean has worked closely with Deputy Head Gardener Sophie and the team, to evolve the Garden into a dreamlike, plantsperson’s oasis, with artistic and ecologically minded planting at its core

Sophie Tatzkow (She/Her), MHort (RHS)

Deputy Head Gardener

Polly Cetin (She/Her)

Gardener

Bio

Trained on the RHS Level 2 at Capel Manor College whilst volunteering at the Inner Temple Garden in 2016. Now, after working in private gardens in and around London and completing the RHS Level 3, she’s back as a member of the Garden Team since joining us in 2022.

Stefano Ciabo (He/Him)

Trainee Gardener

Potting Shed

Bio

General Inner Temple Garden enquiries, volunteering, Chelsea Fringe and arts projects

Address

Third Floor, 6 King's Bench Walk, London EC4Y 7DR

Richard Snowdon

Director of Properties & Surveyor

Rene Hicks

Office Manager (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

Anne Mason

Office Manager (Mon, Tues, Wed)

Albena Ahjem

Estates Officer

Lukas Jelinek

Facilities Manager

Paul Simmonds

Works Supervisor

Darren Readings

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

Tony Baca

Lead Plumber

Ian Ward

Lead Electrician

Steve Hanks

Carpenter

Richard Snowdon

Director of Properties & Surveyor

Rene Hicks

Office Manager (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

Anne Mason

Office Manager (Mon, Tues, Wed)

Albena Ahjem

Estates Officer

Lukas Jelinek

Facilities Manager

Paul Simmonds

Works Supervisor

Darren Readings

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

Tony Baca

Lead Plumber

Ian Ward

Lead Electrician

Steve Hanks

Carpenter

Richard Snowdon

Director of Properties & Surveyor

Rene Hicks

Office Manager (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

Anne Mason

Office Manager (Mon, Tues, Wed)

Albena Ahjem

Estates Officer

Lukas Jelinek

Facilities Manager

Paul Simmonds

Works Supervisor

Darren Readings

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

Tony Baca

Lead Plumber

Ian Ward

Lead Electrician

Steve Hanks

Carpenter

Address

Inner Temple, London EC4Y 7HL

Contact

020 7797 8251

Contact

020 7797 8251

Celia Pilkington

Archivist

Umut Kav

Archive Assistant

Celia Pilkington

Archivist

Umut Kav

Archive Assistant

Celia Pilkington

Archivist

Umut Kav

Archive Assistant

Address

Inner Temple, London EC4Y 7HL

Contact

Contact

Address

1 Inner Temple Lane, Temple, London EC4Y 1AF

The Revd Robin Griffith-Jones

The Reverend and Valiant Master of the Temple

The Revd Mark Hatcher

Reader of the Temple

Catherine de Satgé

General Administration

Susan Keeling

Music Administrator

Matt Power

Verger - Church Visits and Bookings

The Revd Robin Griffith-Jones

The Reverend and Valiant Master of the Temple

The Revd Mark Hatcher

Reader of the Temple

Catherine de Satgé

General Administration

Susan Keeling

Music Administrator

Matt Power

Verger - Church Visits and Bookings

The Revd Robin Griffith-Jones

The Reverend and Valiant Master of the Temple

The Revd Mark Hatcher

Reader of the Temple

Catherine de Satgé

General Administration

Susan Keeling

Music Administrator

Matt Power

Verger - Church Visits and Bookings

Address

1 Inner Temple Lane, Inner Temple, London EC4Y 1AF

Roland Deller

Chief Executive

Ellen Durkin

Events & Administration Officer

Roland Deller

Chief Executive

Ellen Durkin

Events & Administration Officer

Roland Deller

Chief Executive

Ellen Durkin

Events & Administration Officer