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"A History Of The Lord Chief Justices"
Delivered By : The Right Hon Sir Declan Morgan
Wednesday 8th December
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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