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7th December 2017, 19:29

First woman Puisne Judge becomes first Gibraltarian woman made Bencher of the Middle Temple

The first woman to have been appointed Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar, Mrs Justice Karen Ramagge Prescott, has now become the first Gibraltarian woman to have been made a Bencher of the Middle Temple.

The Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court which have exclusive rights to call students to the Bar. Members of the Inn’s governing body, Parliament, are known as Masters of the Bench. The Rt Hon. Lord Dyson is the Chair, and is known as the Master Treasurer.

Lord Dyson called Mrs Justice Ramagge Prescott to the bench on the 28th November.