Court of Appeal: Retirement of Lord Justice Treacy

Lord Justice Treacy retires as Lord Justice of Appeal with effect from 9 October 2018. 

Notes to editors 

Sir Colman Maurice Treacy (69) was called to the Bar (M) in 1971, took Silk in 1990 and was elected a Bencher in 1999. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1988, a Recorder in 1991, a Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 1999, Assistant Boundary Commissioner in 2000 and a Judge of the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) in 2002. He was the Presiding Judge of the Midland Circuit from 2006 to 2010 and appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2012, when he was sworn as a Privy Councillor. He was appointed Chairman of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales in 2013 (a Member from 2010).

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