The Right Honourable the Lord Carnwath

The Right Honourable the Lord Carnwath

Justice of The Supreme Court

Justice of The Supreme Court, The Right Hon Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill, CVO

After studying law at Trinity College, Cambridge, Lord Carnwath was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1968 and took silk in 1985. He served as Attorney General to the Prince of Wales from 1988 to 1994.

He was a judge of the Chancery Division from 1994 to 2002, during which time (1998 to 2002) he was also Chairman of the Law Commission. Lord Carnwath was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2002.

Between 2007 and 2012 he was Senior President of Tribunals and led the planning and implementation of the reforms of the tribunal system following the Leggatt report.

Lord Carnwath’s biography is reproduced here courtesy of the Supreme Court.