Audley McKisack

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Sir Audley McKisack QC (1903–1966), was a British barrister and judge who ended a distinguished legal career as President of the High Court of the Federation of South Arabia and Judge in the Court of Appeal of the Bahamas and Bermuda.

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Born on 2 April 1903, Audley McKisack was educated at Bedford School and at University College, Oxford. He entered the Colonial Service in 1924 and was an Administrative Office in Northern Rhodesia between 1924 and 1936. He was called to the Bar in 1935 and became a member of the Inner Temple.

He was Crown Counsel in Uganda between 1938 and 1944 and was appointed Attorney General of Gibraltar in 1944. He was appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Justice of the Gold Coast in 1950 and was Attorney General of Nigeria between 1951 and 1956. He was Chief Justice of Uganda between 1956 and 1962, President of the High Court of the Federation of South Arabia between 1964 and 1966, and Judge in the Court of Appeal of the Bahamas and Bermuda between 1965 and 1966.[1]

Sir Audley McKisack was brother of the historian May McKisack.[2] He died on 16 August 1966.[3]

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