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From the Treasurer

The Rt Hon. Sir Brian Leveson When I had the honour to be elected Treasurer of an institution of which I had been a member for over 50 years, I felt real pride and looked forward to a year that I could use to advance the support...

Book Reviews


Simon Brown’s Memoirs

Book Review by Master Andrew Longmore. Master Andrew Longmore was educated at Winchester College and Lincoln College, Oxford. He was Called to the Bar in 1966 and took Silk in 1983. A Judge of the High Court from 1993, he was...

Midland Circuit Society

Master Blondel Thompson is an international criminal and sports barrister based at St Philips chambers in Birmingham. She prosecutes and defends serious criminal cases and undertakes work at the International Criminal Court, The...

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Northern Circuit Society

Master Simon Medland is a Circuit Judge based at Preston Crown Court. Before being appointed a Circuit Judge in 2018, he was a criminal law practitioner whose experience and specialisms encompass all aspects of serious crime and...

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North Eastern Circuit Society

Master Richard Wright was Called to the Bar in 1998 and took Silk in 2013. He is a criminal advocate who has defended or prosecuted many of the highest-profile cases in the North of England. He is Leader of the North Eastern...

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Wales Circuit Society

Michael Jones was Called to the Bar in 1995. He practised from Chambers in Swansea and Cardiff before joining the CPS in 2009 as the first ever Senior Crown Advocate in Wales. In 2018 he was appointed Queen’s Counsel. He is...

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New Staff and Leavers

Katrin Bohland Katrin joined the Events department in October 2019 as the Events Manager, having worked as the Assistant Events Manager at London Zoo and CH & Co. Jonathan Boyd Jonny joined the Education Department as the...



Celebrating a Century of Women in Law

Speech from the opening of the exhibition, Celebrating a Century of Women in Law, on Thursday 3 October 2019 Baroness Hale served as the first ever woman President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom from 2017 to 2020,...







Master Donald Nicholls
1933 – 2019

Donald was born on Wednesday 25 January 1933 in Bebington on the Wirral. Early tragedy struck when his mother died when he was aged just six. His father remarried but then spent most of the war years in India, not returning...

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