[Rescheduled] Talk by Lady Rose
Due to the Government’s announcement that lockdown measures will continue until July 19, this talk will be rescheduled to the autumn.
Talk by Lady Rose about 'Judicial decision-making: case studies from biblical times and now'.
Followed by a drinks reception.
An event hosted by The United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers & Jurists (UKAJLJ) in conjunction with TECBAR, COMBAR, and The Chancery Bar Association and supported by Gray's Inn.
Location: Large Pension Room
Qualifying Session (QS): Not accredited as a QS
Lady Rose took her first degree at Newham College, Cambridge and her post-graduate degree at Brasenose College, Oxford. She was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn in 1984 and was in practice for 10 years. She was appointed Standing Counsel to the Director General of Fair Trading in 1992.
In 1995 she left private practice to join the Government Legal Service at HM Treasury until 2001. In 2002 she was appointed to the Senior Civil Service and moved to the Ministry of Defence as Director of Operational and International Humanitarian Law. From 2005 to 2008 she was seconded to the Office of Counsel to the Speaker of the House of Commons.
In 2006 she was appointed to her first judicial role as a fee-paid Chairman of the Competition Appeal Tribunal. She was appointed to further tribunal posts and became a Recorder on the South Eastern circuit in 2010. In 2013 Lady Rose was sworn in as a High Court Judge in the Chancery Division. She was President of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) between 2015 and 2018 and was a nominated judge of the Financial List from its inception.
She was appointed to the Court of Appeal in January 2019. On 4 March 2021, she was appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court and took up her new role on 19 April.
The event is open to all. Places are limited.
Please register attendance by emailing The United Kingdom Association of Jewish Lawyers & Jurists (UKAJLJ)
This event is not administered by Gray's Inn.