Lord Judge

Lord Judge

Lord Judge (called 1963, Silk 1979) was appointed Lord Justice of Appeal in 1996. He was Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales (1998-2003), and in 2005 was appointed as the first President of the Queen’s Bench Division. He is a Bencher of the Middle Temple and its Treasurer in 2014. From 2008-2013 Lord Judge was Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Head of the Judiciary and President of the Courts of England and Wales. He was created a life peer, as Baron Judge of Draycote in the County of Warwickshire in October 2008.

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Legislating Brexit

The sovereignty of Parliament will be subject to gruelling examination in the Brexit process and threatened by arcane powers yet could emerge enhanced, writes Lord Judge

27 June 2017

A view from London

Lord Judge gives his own view on the European Court of Human Rights.

This response to the recent article in Counsel by my respected friend Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg, addressing what he identified as the two main criticisms of the Court, is entirely personal.

29 September 2014
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