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Lord David Neuberger


Lord David Neuberger

The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury (in the county of Dorset) was sworn in as President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on 1 October 2012. Previously he was Master of the Rolls from 1st October 2009 30 September 2012.

Lord Neuberger was born on 10 January 1948, and educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford University. After working at NM Rothschild & Sons 1970 73, he was called to the Bar (Lincoln's
Inn) in 1974. He was made a Bencher for Lincoln's Inn in 1993.

He was appointed as a Queen's Counsel in 1987, and his first judicial appointment was as a Recorder, between 1990 and 1996. In 1996 he was appointed as a High Court Judge in the Chancery Division. He was the
Supervisory Chancery Judge for the Midland, Wales and Chester and Western Circuits for 2000 04. In January 2004 he was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal. In January 2007 he was appointed as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (a 'Law Lord') and given a life peerage.

David was a Trustee of the Schizophrenia Research Fund and became a Trustee on its linking to Mental Health Research UK in 2014.

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