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Burnett, Rt Hon. Sir Ian Duncan locked

(Rt Hon. Lord Justice Burnett)

Kt 2008; PC 2014

Born 28 Feb. 1958; yr s of late David John Burnett and Maureen Burnett (née O’Brien); m 1991, Caroline Ruth Monks; one s one d

Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, since 2017


St John’s Coll., Southsea; Pembroke Coll., Oxford (MA; Hon. Fellow, 2008)


Called to the Bar, Middle Temple, 1980, Bencher, 2001; in practice as barrister, Temple Gdn Chambers, 1982–2008 (Hd of Chambers, 2003–08); Jun. Crown Counsel, Common Law, 1992–98; QC 1998; Asst Recorder, 1998–2000; Recorder, 2000–08; a Dep. High Court Judge, 2008; a Judge of the High Court of Justice, QBD, 2008–14; Presiding Judge, Western Circuit, 2011–14; a Lord Justice of Appeal, 2014–17. Dep. Chm., Security Vetting Appeals Panel, 2009–14; Vice Chm., Judicial Appts Commn, 2015–17


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Royal Courts of Justice, Strand WC2A 2LL