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David Neuberger

David Neuberger

Lord David Neuberger PC FRS

Honorary Fellow


Elected: 2017

Biography

Lord Neuberger was made a Queen's Counsel in 1987 and a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn in 1993. Having been a Recorder since 1990, he was appointed a High Court Judge in 1996, and then Supervisory Chancery Judge for the Midland, Wales and Chester and Western Circuits.

In January 2004 he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal and a Privy Counsellor, and became judge in charge of IT for England and Wales. He then became a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (and was created a life peer as Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury) in January 2007. He was then appointed Master of the Rolls on 1 October 2009, and three years later became President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

He is treasurer of Lincoln’s Inn, chair of the Advisory Committee on the Spoliation of Art (in the Holocaust), and a patron of MHUK. He was a governor of the University of Arts London, and Chairman of the Schizophrenia Trust. In 2007-2008, he led an investigation Council into widening access to the barrister profession.

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