Baron Birkett

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Baron Birkett, of Ulverston in the County Palatine of Lancaster, is a hereditary title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.[1] It was created on 31 January 1958 for the prominent lawyer Sir Norman Birkett. He was one of the British judges at the Nuremberg Trials who later served as a Lord Justice of Appeal before becoming a Law Lord.[2]

On 3 April 2015, the title devolved upon Norman Birkett's grandson who became the third Baron, succeeding his father.[3]

Barons Birkett (1958)[edit]

There is no heir to the barony.


  1. ^ "No. 41299". The London Gazette. 31 January 1958. p. 690. 
  2. ^ Mosley, Charles (ed.) (2003). Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 107th edn. London: Burke's Peerage & Gentry Ltd. p. 380 (BIRKETT, B). ISBN 0-9711966-2-1. 
  3. ^ Burke's Peerage & Baronetage
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