How to use Bencher in a sentence
In 1817 he became a bencher of Lincoln's Inn.
He left Oxford without taking a degree in 1609, and was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1616, becoming a bencher in 1633.
In 1763 he became king's counsel and bencher of Lincoln's Inn, and for a short time went the northern circuits, but was more successful in obtaining business in the Court of Chancery.
He was called to the bar in 1891, and became head of the law firm of Rowell, Reid, Wood & Wright, Toronto; ultimately being made bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 191 1.
He soon acquired a large practice at the bar in London, took silk in 1908, and became a bencher of his Inn.Advertisement
Mr Hall was a bencher of the Inner Temple, and was alive at the time of the action.
A specialist in family and public law, she became a bencher in 1997.
In 1850 he was elected a bencher of the Inner Temple.
The back bencher argued the two sets of papers were in fact from the same period.
The Editor of the Spectator's career as a front bencher has been brilliant, brief and brusque.Advertisement
Any person of sufficient distinction may be elected an honorary bencher, despite not being a member of the Inn or even a lawyer.
A search through the internet quickly reveals that Lord Stokes sits as a cross bencher in the House of Lords.