Colin Rimer

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Sir Colin Percy Farquharson Rimer (born 30 January 1944) is an English judge of the Court of Appeal.


He was educated at Dulwich College from 1954 to 1962[1] and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

Legal career[edit]

Rimer was called to the bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1968 and made a Bencher in 1994. He was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1988. He was appointed a Justice of the High Court on 3 October 1994[2] and was assigned to the Chancery Division. On 1 October 2007, he became a Lord Justice of Appeal,[3] on the retirement of Robin Auld.[4] He retired on 7 October 2014.[5]



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  2. ^ "No. 53811". The London Gazette. 6 October 1994. p. 14001. 
  3. ^ "No. 58479". The London Gazette. 12 October 2007. p. 14783. 
  4. ^ "Colin Rimer appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal" (Press release). 3 July 2007. Archived from the original on 4 November 2007. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  5. ^ Court of Appeal: Retirement of Lord Justice Rimer

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