Nicholas Wilson, Lord Wilson of Culworth

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The Right Honourable
Lord Wilson of Culworth
PC
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Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Incumbent
Assumed office
26 May 2011
Preceded by Lord Saville of Newdigate
Lord Justice of Appeal
In office
3 October 2005 – 26 May 2011
High Court Judge
In office
20 April 1993 – 3 October 2005
Personal details
Born (1945-05-09) 9 May 1945 (age 69)
Occupation Judge
Profession Barrister
Religion Church of England[1]

Nicholas Allan Roy Wilson, Lord Wilson of Culworth PC (born 9 May 1945) is a British judge. On 26 May 2011, he became a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, having previously served as a Lord Justice of Appeal since 2005.

Wilson was called to the Bar in 1967 (Inner Temple), and became a Queen's Counsel in 1987. He was appointed a Recorder the same year. In 1993, he became a bencher and was appointed to the High Court, sitting in the Family Division, whereupon he was appointed a knight bachelor. He was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2005, at which time he was also appointed to the Privy Council. On 26 May 2011, he joined the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, succeeding Lord Saville of Newdigate and gaining the courtesy style "Lord Wilson of Culworth" for life.[2][3]

See also[edit]

List of Lords Justices of Appeal

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ UKSC Press Release
  3. ^ "Press Notice: Senior Judicial Appointments". Prime Minister's Office. 4 May 2011. Retrieved 4 May 2011.