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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics
Professor David Howarth, made Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple

Professor David Howarth, who is Professor of Law and Public Policy in the Department, has been made an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple, one of the four Inns of Court which have the exclusive right to call law students to the Bar


The Masters of the Bench, or Benchers, are responsible for the governance of the Inn.  The majority of the Inn’s Benchers are Queen's Counsel or senior members of the judiciary.  Honorary Masters of the Bench are distinguished individuals from other walks of life who have excelled in their respective professions.