The Inn's COVID-19 Arrangements

Updated 7 April 2021

The Inner Temple is fully operational with staff who can work from home continuing to do so. They can be contacted by email or phone. Our Porters remain on site at 1 Mitre Court, 1st Floor and Estate staff work on site on a rota basis.

We continue to review all our activities in accordance with government guidelines. Our educational, professional and governance activities will be delivered online until 31 July. We recognise this is an anxious time, particularly for those with training requirements and the Inn will provide high quality equivalent learning online.

You can find out about upcoming Qualifying Sessions and Outreach event here. 

To find out more about the Pupils Advocacy Course please check here. For information on the New Practitioners course please click here.

Please note that Call to the Bar ceremonies will continue online until 31 July. More information about being called to the Bar can be found here.

We will communicate changes via this webpage, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin. We will also email students regularly. We have specific online support group for this year Bar Course Students, please email to find out more about this support.

The Library re-opened to users, in person, on 29 March and staff continue to provide a free document supply service.

The Estate and Garden remain closed to the public until further notice . Please follow our Garden's Instagram account @innertemplegarden for regular updates from the Garden. Fob holders may access the Garden as usual.

Whilst the pandemic crisis remains unpredictable, access control procedures will be reviewed to ensure the safety of residents, tenants, staff and contractors within both Inns.

Parking at the Inn

Parking permits for members may be purchased online at Please email to set up an account.

To assist chambers in providing parking permits for essential administrative staff we can offer each set two free permits (interchangeable between staff and members of Chambers), based on our current spare capacity. Please contact to arrange.


We are working to ensure that admissions to the Inner Temple continue to be processed as efficiently as possible, subject to the restrictions being imposed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

We continue to check applications received by post but with most of the Inn’s staff now working remotely, we request that you kindly send your application by email to

Certified copies of certificates and photographs may also be emailed while restrictions are in place, although you will be asked to provide original certified copies when it is possible to do so.

Once your application has been accepted, you will receive an email with the Inn’s bank details asking you to make a payment by bank transfer.

Once the payment has been received, we’ll send you a confirmation of your admission by email.

Emergencies On Site

In the case of emergencies, the Porters can be contacted 24/7 on 020 7797 8255