Appointment of Vice-President of the Court of Appeal (Civil): Moore-Bick

Lord Justice Moore-Bick has been appointed as Vice-President of the Court of Appeal (Civil) by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, following consultation with the Lord Chancellor. The appointment will take effect from 1 October.


The Rt Hon Lord Justice Martin James Moore-Bick was born on 6th December 1946. He was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1969. In 1986 he became a QC and was appointed as a Recorder in 1990. He became a High Court Judge, allocated to the Queen’s Bench Division, in October 1995. He was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal in April 2005. He served as Deputy Head of Civil Justice (January 2007 to December 2012) and acted as day to day Chairman of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee.


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