Robert Akenhead

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Sir Robert Akenhead (born 15 September 1949), styled The Hon. Mr Justice Akenhead, is a British judge. He was previously a QC and Head of Chambers at Atkin Chambers, and has been a specialist in construction law since 1973.

He was educated at Rugby School and Exeter University.[1] Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, in 1972, he later became a Bencher in 1997.[2] He officiated as an Assistant Recorder between 1991 and 1994 and as a Recorder from 1994 until 2007, when he was appointed a Judge of the High Court, Queen's Bench Division.[3] In recognition of his appointment, he was also conferred with a knighthood in October 2007.[1]


  1. ^ a b Four Knighthoods Conferred. 29 October 2007. Retrieved 1 August 2009.
  2. ^ (Ministry of Justice-Judicial Appts) Appointment of a high court judge - Robert Akenhead, Q.C. 17 September 2007. Retrieved 1 August 2009.[dead link]
  3. ^ About the Editors. Informa. Retrieved 1 August 2009.

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