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
He studied law at Edinburgh University and the Middle Temple
, although in retrospect it was an implausible choice of career.
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