Inns of Court: Pass the chalice
The functions of the Inns of Court and their significance to barristers no doubt remain somewhat of a mystery for outsiders. Sarah Gill discovers why becoming a member of one of the Inns can be a rewarding experience
For many barristers, the association with their Inn of Court is irrevocably linked to antiquated dinners with torturous traditions, of not being excused from the dining table until after dessert and sharing wine from a giant chalice with senior barristers, benchers and judges.
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