Swearing in of Dame Sue Carr as Lady Chief Justice

Monday 2 October 2023 at 9:00am

For the first time in history, the swearing in ceremony of a Lady Chief Justice will be available to the public to view via a live stream making it accessible to everyone.

The swearing in ceremony, during which the new Lady Chief Justice will take the judicial oath, will take place in Court 4 at the Royal Courts of Justice at 9am on Monday 2 October 2023.

Dame Sue Carr was appointed as the Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales from 1 October 2023, following the retirement of The Rt Hon. the Lord Burnett of Maldon on 30 September 2023. You can read more about her appointment here. 

To view the ceremony, click here