Middle Temple


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Middle Temple:

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collective name of the four legal societies in London that have the exclusive right of admission to the bar. These societies—Lincoln's Inn, Gray's Inn, the Inner Temple, and the Middle Temple (see also Temple, the)—date from before the 14th cent.
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district of the City of London, England. The name refers to two of the four Inns of Court, the Middle Temple and the Inner Temple. The Temple was originally the English seat of the famous order of Knights Templars.
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In the earliest colonial time, a figure from the Middle Temple played a major part in bringing English constitutional rights to the new world: Sir Edwin Sandys, Treasurer of the Virginia Company, lived in Virginia from 1621 to 1631.
It brings together two institutions that are dear to us: our alma mater, St Andrews University, and Middle Temple, our hosts here tonight.
Appeals could also be made to former members and friends for help, as was done to fund Gray's Inn's Gesta Greyorum in 1594-95 and the Middle Temples Le Prince d'Amour in 1597-98 (129-30).
The seminar will be held at the historic Middle Temple.
He was called to the Bar in 1970 by the Middle Temple.
He was called to the Middle Temple Bar in 1958 and became a barrister.
He studied law in London and was proclaimed barrister-at-law by Middle Temple.
Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors was famously acted at Gray's Inn in 1594-95, his Twelfth Night at Middle Temple in 1601-2, both presumably by Shakespeare's company, (3) For most of the seventeenth century, indeed, the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple paid for two professionally performed plays each per year, on All Souls Day (November 1) and Candlemas (February 2).
It comes as somewhat of a sutprise, then, that the final chapter--consisting of excellent readings of the 1594-95 Gray's Inn Revels (including a production of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors), the 1597-98 Middle Temple Revels, and the 1617-18 Gray's Inn Revels--concludes that paradox has become the "arch-villain" (127), exemplifying "the corrupting effects of bad education" (126).
The book is aimed at attorneys and law students, and came out of a UK Association of European Law conference held at the Middle Temple in June 2006 in celebration of his tenure from 1988 to 2006.
Prior to joining Options Group, Raveen was called to the Bar at Middle Temple.

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