Anthony Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley
|The Right Honourable
Lord Hughes of Ombersley
|Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom|
|Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom|
9 April 2013
|Preceded by||Lord Dyson|
|Vice President of the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal|
3 February 2009 – 9 April 2013
|Preceded by||Lord Justice Rose|
|Succeeded by||Lady Justice Hallett|
|Lord Justice of Appeal|
24 April 2006 – 9 April 2013
|Born||Anthony Philip Gilson Hughes
11 August 1948
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
|Alma mater||Van Mildert College, Durham|
Anthony Philip Gilson Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley, Kt, (born 11 August 1948 in St Albans, Hertfordshire) is an English judge of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. He was previously a Lord Justice of Appeal and Vice-President of the Criminal Division from 24 April 2006, following the retirement of Lord Justice Rose, to 9 April 2013.
He was educated at Tettenhall College and Van Mildert College, University of Durham before being called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1970 and was a Crown Court Recorder from 1988 to 1997, being Head of Chambers until 1997 of No.1 Fountain Court Chambers, Birmingham. He was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1990, and a judge of the High Court of Justice, Family Division, from 1997 to 2003. He served as Presiding Judge on the Midland circuit from 2000 to 2003, and transferred to the Queen's Bench Division in 2004. On 9 April 2013, he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
- "Lords Justices of Appeal".
- Profile at Burke's Peerage (subscription required)
- "Trio of judicial appointments to the Supreme Court". Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
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