Presentations by a panel of Governing Benchers to explain what being a Bencher means and how to become one. They advise on what the Inn is looking for in future candidates; who is eligible; and how to meet the criteria, by becoming involved in the Inn’s work.
- Our vision for the future
- Call to the Bar
- Master H Meets...Again
- What Does a Master of the Bench Do?
- International Practice Panel
- Race and the Legal Profession
- Forensic Document Examination - The Science Today
- The Bar of Ireland, Brexit and the Common Law
- The History of the Law Officers
- Memory as Evidence
- The Absolute Ban on Assisted Dying and Lessons from Canada
- Brain Imaging as Evidence
- Previous Lecture Series and Speakers
- Proof in International Criminal Trials
- Forensic Identification from the Hand
- Giving Judges a Voice in Democracies
- A Public Health Approach to Equality Law
- The Predicament and Agency of Refugees
- The Wild and Ridiculous Doctrine of Equality
- What Does It Mean to Be Anti-Racist in a Profession Full of Privileged People?
- The Limits of Fiduciary Rules
- 'Sales' on Retention of Title Terms
- Show me the money!
- Special Gandhi Lecture
- Assisted Dying
- Britain's Unwritten Constitution
- Does the Bar Need to Communicate and Market Itself More in the Modern World?
- Is Anything More Needed to Ensure Freedom of Speech?
- Is the Presumption of Innocence Alive and Well?
- Peace vs Justice
- Prison Reform
- Should UK Judges and ex-Judges Be Sitting in Hong Kong?
- Temple Women's Forum: Planned Breaks and Return to the Bar
- Frequently asked questions
What Does a Master of the Bench Do?
Chaired by Her Honour Judge Deborah Taylor (Inner Temple Reader and Chair of the Bencher Nomination Committee).
Nicholas Craig QC (Bencher since 2020; 3 Verulam Buildings): Bar Liaison Committee
Rebecca Dix (Bencher since 2020; Serious Fraud Office): Employed Bar
Hui Ling McCarthy QC (Bencher since 2018; 11 New Square): E&T
Anne Richardson (Bencher since 2015; Dere Street Barristers): Circuit
Faisel Sadiq (Bencher since 2018; Hardwicke): EDI