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List of members of Lincoln's Inn

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Deceased members

Listed in order of date of birth:


  • Sir John Fortescue,(1394) Lord Chief Justice under King Henry VI of England and jurist
  • Sir Thomas Berkeley, M.P.
  • Sir Thomas More (1478)
  • William Roper (1496)
  • Sir Francis Walsingham (1532)
  • John Donne (1572)
  • William Hakewill, M.P., lawyer and antiquary (1574)
  • Richard Bellewe, (1575) legal reporter
  • William Prynne, 17th century pamphleteer and opponent of Archbishop William Laud (1600)
  • Sir Nicholas Steward, (1618) 1st Baronet of Hartley Mauditt, MP Lymington, Justice of the Peace (1660) and Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire (1673 to 1688), Chamberlain of the Exchequer
  • Richard Cromwell (1626)
  • William Osgoode, (1754) first Chief Justice of Ontario after whom Osgoode Hall (and by proxy Osgoode Hall Law School) was named
  • William Pitt the Younger, twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1759)
  • William Wingfield (MP), Chief Justice of the Brecon Circuit (1772)
  • Edward Vernon Utterson (c. 1776), lawyer, one of the Six Clerks in Chancery, literary antiquary, collector and editor
  • Thomas Langlois Lefroy (1776), Chief Justice of Ireland from 1855 to 1866
  • Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal (1776), Chief Justice of the Common Pleas
  • Francis Rogers, (1791) judge and author
  • Thomas Powys (1794) who was the 2nd Baron Lilford.
  • John Henry Newman, cardinal (1801)
  • William Ewart Gladstone, (1809) four times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Gnanendramohan Tagore, first Asian to be called at the bar. A member of Tagore family of Pathuriaghata.
  • Monomohun Ghose, (1844) the first Indian to practice at the Calcutta High Court
  • H. H. Asquith, (1852) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith
  • Henry Buckley, 1st Baron Wrenbury, (1854) a PC and QC who wrote the first edition of Buckley on the Companies Act. He served as a Judge of the High Court of Justice and as a Lord Justice of Appeal. He was then admitted to the Privy Council and elevated to the peerage as Baron Wrenbury
  • Sir James Peiris, (1856) the first elected head of the Legislative Council of Ceylon
  • Sir Baron Jayatilaka, (1868) Minister for Home Affairs, Ceylon
  • Mohammad Ali Jinnah, (1876) founder and first Governor General of Pakistan
  • Sir Muhammad Iqbal (Allama Iqbal), (1877) Muslim poet, philosopher and politician.
  • Sir Padamji Ginwala (1897) Parsi Barrister and economist from India.
  • Mithan Jamshed Lam, (1898) the first Indian woman Barrister, former Sheriff of Mumbai and Padma Bhushan awardee
  • Lord Denning (1899)
  • Sir Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, (1893) Foreign Minister of Pakistan,
  • Umashanker M. Trivedi, (1903) First elected MP of Independent India
  • Mohammad Hidayatullah, (1905) Chief Justice of India.
  • Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, (1907) former Lord Chancellor
  • Mirza Hameedullah Beg, (1913) Chief Justice of India
  • Shankar Dayal Sharma, (1918) 9th President of The Republic of India
  • Chaim Herzog, (1918) sixth President of Israel
  • His Excellency Rauf Raif Denktas (1924) Founding President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  • Mohiuddin Ahmed,(1940) student of legendary Justice Denning (also a Lincolnian himself) and the last to hold the chair of 'City Coroner Judge' for the Metropolitan City of Calcutta (Presently renamed as Kolkata), India.
  • Subimal Chandra Roy, (1971) Judge of the Supreme Court of India.
  • Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto [4th President and 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan]
  • Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Apa Saheb Bala Saheb Pant, Indian freedom fighter and diplomat
  • Living members

    Listed in order of date of birth:

  • Azlan Shah of Perak, former Lord President of Malaysia, Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan
  • Sir Anerood Jugnauth, President of Mauritius & former prime minister
  • Basdeo Panday, Fifth Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago and first Indo-Trinidadian Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Sajjad Ali Shah, Chief Justice Of Pakistan
  • Adnan Sami, World Famous Singer, Musician and Pianist
  • Dr. Kamal Hossain, former Foreign and Law Minister of Bangladesh.
  • Chan Sek Keong, former Chief Justice of Singapore.
  • Robert Walker, Baron Walker of Gestingthorpe, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
  • Martin Lee, Hong Kong politician. Former leader of the Democratic Party
  • John Kufuor, President of Ghana from 2001 to 2009
  • Asaduddin Owaisi, Member of Parliament (Hyderabad),India
  • Charles Gray QC
  • Mary Arden (judge), Lady Justice of Appeal of the Royal Courts of Justice
  • David Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls
  • Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Makhdoom Ali Khan, former Attorney General of Pakistan
  • Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Minister of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia
  • Cherie Booth QC
  • Raja Ashman Shah, Raja Kecil Tengah of Perak Darul Ridzuan (Malaysia)
  • Rabinder Singh QC
  • Ghulam Muhammad Khan Bhurgri, Pioneer of Pakistan Freedom Movement, first Barrister from Sindh
  • Ajmal Mian, Barrister and Former Chief Justice of Pakistan
  • Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Senior Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan
  • References

    List of members of Lincoln's Inn Wikipedia

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