|Sir Ian Burnett LCJ|
Sir Ian is the 19th Lord Chief Justice since the major court reforms of 1875 and he is the 12th since the end of World War 2. He is the youngest appointee since Lord Parker of Waddington who was appointed in 1958 at the age of 58.
Note 12th October - It has been announced that Sir Ian Burnett will receive a life peerage - Downing Street Press release
Change also took place at the Supreme Court .....
|The Justices of the Supreme Court - 2nd October 2017|
The Swearing in Ceremony may be seen via the Supreme Court website - HERE. Biographies of the Justices are HERE. The court now has its full complement of 12 as required by the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 section 23. Only three of the present Justices sat in the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords: Lady Hale, Lord Mance and Lord Kerr.
Justices of the Supreme Court are referred to as Lord or Lady even if they do not actually hold a peerage.