Court of Appeal: Retirement of Lord Justice Gross

Lord Justice Gross retires as Lord Justice of Appeal with effect from 19 October 2019. 

Notes to editors 

Sir Peter Henry Gross (67) was called to the Bar (G) in 1977, took Silk in 1992 and elected a Bencher in 2000. He was appointed a Recorder in 1995 and a Judge of the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) in 2001. He was designated a Judge of the Commercial Court in 2002, a Presiding Judge of the South East Circuit from 2005 to 2008 and served as Judge in charge of the Commercial Court from 2009 to 2010. He was designated a Judge of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission in 2009, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Judicial Security from 2009 to 2011 and appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2010. He was appointed Deputy Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales in 2011 and Senior Presiding Judge from 2013 to 2015. He was appointed Lead Judge for International Relations in 2018.

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