Lord Neuberger to address Conference5RB

Keynote speaker for 2014 Conference announced

5RB is pleased to announce that Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, President of the Supreme Court, will deliver our keynote address.

Lord Neuberger

The Rt. Hon. Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1974 after working at NM Rothschild & Sons from 1970-73. 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 and in January 2007 he was appointed as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (a ‘Law Lord’) and given a life peerage.

In October 2009 he became Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice.

He was sworn in as President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in October 2012.

Lord Neuberger led an investigation for the Bar Council into widening access to the Bar. He also served on the panel on fair access to the professions led by Alan Milburn. More recently he chaired the Committee on Superinjunctions which reported in May 2011.

Conference5RB 2014 will be held on 30th September 2014 at Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG

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