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Judges (Retirement)

Volume 82: debated on Monday 8 July 1985

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asked the Attorney-General if he will list the dates on which each of the judges in the Court of Appeal, the Lord Chief Justice, the Master of the Rolls, the Vice-Chancellor and the head of the Family Division of the High Court have to retire.

The respective dates are as follows:

Latest retirement date
Court of Appeal
The Right Honourable The Lord Chief Justice of England17 July 1993
The Right Honourable The Master of the Rolls6 October 1995
The Right Honourable The President of the Family Division6 May 1990
The Right Honourable The Vice-Chancellor30 March 2005
Lords Justices
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Lawton21 December 1986
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Ackner18 September 1995
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Oliver7 March 1996
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Watkins, VC18 November 1993

Latest retirement date

The Right Honourable Lord Justice O'Connor28 December 1989
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Fox8 October 1996
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Kerr1 March 1996
The Right Honourable Lord Justice May28 June 1998
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Slade2 June 2002
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Purchas19 June 1994
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Goff12 November 2001
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Dillon2 October 2000
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Brown3 October 1999
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Parker25 February 1998
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Croom-Johnson, DSC, VRD28 November 1989
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Lloyd9 May 2004
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Neill2 August 1998
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Mustill10 May 2006
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Nourse3 April 2007
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Glidewell8 June 1999
The Right Honourable Lord Justice Balcombe29 September 2000