Kim Lewison

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Kim Martin Jordan Lewison

Lord Justice of Appeal
Assumed office
October 04, 2011
Nominated byDavid Cameron
Appointed byQueen Elizabeth II
High Court judge (England and Wales)
In office
April 29, 2003 – October 03, 2011
Nominated byDerry Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg
Appointed byQueen Elizabeth II
Personal details
Born (1952-05-01) 1 May 1952 (age 68)
Alma materDowning College, Cambridge
Occupationbarrister, judge

Sir Kim Martin Jordan Lewison, PC (born 1 May 1952) is a Lord Justice of Appeal. He is a graduate of Downing College, Cambridge, where he is an honorary Fellow.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Lewison was born on 1 May 1952 to Anthony Frederick Lewison and Dinora Lewison (née Pines).[2][3] He was educated at St Paul's School, an all-boys independent school in London.[3] He studied at Downing College, Cambridge.[3]

Legal career[edit]

Lewison was called to the bar (Lincoln's Inn) in 1975 and has been a Bencher since 2003. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1991. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1994 and a Recorder in 1997. In 2000, he was appointed a Deputy High Court Judge. He was appointed to the High Court of Justice on 29 April 2003[4] and assigned to the Chancery Division, receiving the customary knighthood. The following year, he was appointed to the Competition Appeal Tribunal. Lewison served as Chancery Supervising Judge from 2007 to 2009. On 3 October 2011, he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal,[5] and received the customary appointment to the Privy Council.


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  2. ^ "Senior Judiciary". Archived from the original on 28 July 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2011.
  3. ^ a b c "LEWISON, Rt Hon. Sir Kim (Martin Jordan)". Who's Who 2017. Oxford University Press. November 2016. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  4. ^ "No. 56924". The London Gazette. 2 May 2003. p. 5453.
  5. ^ "No. 59931". The London Gazette. 6 October 2011. p. 19091.