Nicholas Wilson, Lord Wilson of Culworth
|The Right Honourable
Lord Wilson of Culworth
|Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom|
26 May 2011
|Preceded by||Lord Saville of Newdigate|
|Lord Justice of Appeal|
3 October 2005 – 26 May 2011
|High Court Judge|
20 April 1993 – 3 October 2005
|Born||9 May 1945|
|Religion||Church of England|
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.
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