Who We Are

The Inner Temple is an unincorporated membership association which has existed since the 14th Century. The Inns of Court hold the exclusive right to Call students to practise law at the Bar of England and Wales.

We are an Inn with a global membership that is ever progressive in strengthening and promoting the rule of law and a vibrant, diverse, legal community. Led and shaped by the profession for the profession, we are dedicated to attracting the best candidates and ensuring that everyone, at each stage of their career, has access to excellent education and training resources so they can develop and thrive.

Our Values

Dedicated: We believe in the pivotal role of The Inner Temple in upholding the rule of law, the legal profession and wider community;

Excellent: We strive to achieve excellence in all aspects of the Inn’s work;

Progressive: We aim to develop a vibrant legal community whose members are representative of the people it serves

Friendly and Hospitable: We listen and support each other.