Nigel Davis

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Sir Nigel Davis
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In procession in ceremonial dress at Llandaff Cathedral in 2013
Lord Justice of Appeal
Assumed office
4 October 2011
Personal details
Born (1951-03-10) 10 March 1951 (age 67)

Sir Nigel Anthony Lamert Davis (born 10 March 1951)[1] is a Lord Justice of Appeal.


He was educated at Charterhouse School and University College, Oxford.


Davis was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1975. In 1992, he became a Queen's Counsel. He was appointed a Recorder in 1998. The next year, he was named a Deputy High Court Judge. Davis was appointed to the High Court of Justice on 1 October 2001 and assigned to the Queen's Bench Division; he was knighted the same year. He served as a Presiding Judge for the Wales Circuit from 2006 to 2009. In 2011, he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal effective 4 October 2011,[2] and it was announced he would receive the customary appointment to the Privy Council.[3]


  1. ^ "Senior Judiciary". Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Press Notice: Appointment of Lords Justices of Appeal". 30 June 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Privy Council appointments". 3 November 2011.