Sentence Examples

  • 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.