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Sir Benjamin Lennard Cherry (1869-1932) was a lawyer who was called to the bar at Lincoln’s Inn in 1893 and practised as a conveyancer and draftsman of parliamentary bills. An authority on land law, he was author and editor on a large number of works on the subject. Cherry was also a significant parliamentary draftsman, and was the main author of the Birkenhead property legislation. Cherry was knighted in 1922 and made a bencher of Lincoln's Inn in 1927.