Storbritannias høyesterett

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Storbritannias høyesterett er høyesterett i England og Wales, Nord-Irland og i begrenset grad Skottland. Domstolen holder rett i Middlesex Guildhall i Westminster i London. Den ble etablert i oktober 2009 og tok over de dømmende funksjonene i House of Lords og Det kongelige råd.

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Høyesterett består av tolv dommere, hvorav en er høyesterettsjustitiarius (president).

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Lord Phillips av Worth Matravers (President)

Elisabeth II King's College (Cambridge) 71 1. oktober 2009 Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2008-2009); Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (2005-2008); Master of the Rolls (2000-2005); Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (1999-2000); Lord Justice of Appeal (1995-1999); Justice of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court (1987-1995); Recorder (1982-1987).

Lord Hope av Craighead (Visepresident)

Elisabeth II St John's College; University of Edinburgh 71 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (1996-2009); Lord President of the Court of Session (1989-1996); Dean of the Faculty of Advocates (1986-1989); Chairman of the Medical Appeal Tribunal (1985-1986).

Lord Saville av Newdigate

Elisabeth II Brasenose College (Oxford) 73 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (1997-2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (1994-1997); Justice of the High Court (1985-1994).

Lord Rodger av Earlsferry

Elisabeth II New College (Oxford); University of Glasgow 65 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2001-2009); Lord President of the Court of Session (1996-2001); Justice of the High Court of Justiciary and the Court of Session (1995-1996); Lord Advocate of Scotland (1992-1995); Solicitor General for Scotland (1989-1992).

Lord Walker av Gestingthorpe

Elisabeth II Trinity College (Cambridge) 71 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2002-2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (1997-2002); Justice of the High Court (1994-1997).

Baroness Hale av Richmond

Elisabeth II Girton College (Cambridge) 62 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2004-2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (1999-2003); Justice of the High Court (1994-1999); Recorder (1989-1994).

Lord Brown av Eaton-under-Heywood

Elisabeth II Worcester College (Oxford) 72 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2004-2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (1992-2004); Justice of the High Court (1984-1992); Recorder (1979-1984).

Lord Mance av Frognal

Elisabeth II University College (Oxford) 66 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2005-2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (1999-2005); Justice of the High Court (1993-1999); Recorder (1990-1993).

Lord Collins av Mapesbury

Elisabeth II Downing College (Cambridge); Columbia Law School, Columbia 68 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (2007-2009); Justice of the High Court (2000-2007); Deputy High Court Judge (1997-2000); Partner at Herbert Smith LLP (1971-2000).

Lord Kerr av Tonaghmore

Elisabeth II Queens University, Belfast 61 1. oktober 2009 Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2009); Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland (2004-2009); Justice of the High Court (1993-2004).

Lord Clarke av Stone-cum-Ebony

Elisabeth II King's College (Cambridge) 66 1. oktober 2009 Master of the Rolls (2005-2009); Lord Justice of Appeal (1998-2005); Justice of the High Court (1993-1998); Recorder (1985-1992).

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