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The Honorable Society of Gray's Inn is one of the four societies of the Court in London which hold the exclusive right to call qualified legal professionals to the bar, i.e.
The Honorable Society of Gray's Inn is one of the four societies of the Court in London which hold the exclusive right to call qualified legal professionals to the bar, i.e. to become barristers at law. The grand buildings housing the inns are arranged around lovely green gardens. There are records of Gray's Inns operating from this location since the 14th century.
Gray's Inn Rd, WC1
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