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LIVE STREAM EVENT
"A History Of The Lord Chief Justices" 

Delivered By : The Right Hon Sir Declan Morgan

Wednesday 8th December

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The Right Hon Sir Declan Morgan

 

Sir Declan Morgan was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge. He was called

to the Bar in 1976 and took Silk in 1993. He was Senior Crown Counsel for

Northern Ireland from 2002 until his appointment as a High Court Judge in

May 2004. He was appointed to the Family Division in January 2007 and in

September 2008 became one of two judges with responsibility for judicial

review. Sir Declan was appointed Chairman of the Law Reform Advisory

Committee for Northern Ireland in 2004. He was Chairman of the Northern

Ireland Law Commission from April 2007 until July 2009. On 3 July 2009 Sir

Declan was appointed as Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, an office he

held until his retirement on 31 August 2021. Sir Declan was Chairman of the

Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission until his retirement as

Lord Chief Justice. He was made an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple.

 

Sir Declan was appointed as a member of the supplementary panel of the

Supreme Court with effect from 1 September 2021.

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