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How we Operate

Information on how Lincoln’s Inn operates.


The Masters of the Bench (“benchers”) form the Council of Lincoln’s Inn. Council meets ten times a year and during the year the activities of Council are carried out through a number of Standing Committees.

The Officers of the Inn are elected annually:

  • The Treasurer
  • Master of the Library

Standing Orders

Standing Orders is the document by which rules and guidance is stated in relation to the administration of the Society. Benchers will find a copy available in the Benchers’ Area.

Members of the Inn may request a copy from Amy Higgins, Manager, Bench Administration or locate a copy in the Library.