Ivan John LAWRENCE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-12-24
Education Brighton Hove and Sussex GS, ChCh Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations piano, squash, travel, friends
Clubs Carlton, Burton
Style Sir Ivan Lawrence, QC
Career Nat Serv RAF 1955-57; called to the Bar Inner Temple 1962 (Yarborough-Anderson scholar, master of the bench 1990), in practice SE Circuit, recorder of the Crown Court 1985-2002 (asst recorder 1983-85), head of chambers 1997-2000, visiting prof of law Univ of Buckingham 2004-, elected memb Gen Cncl of the Bar 2005-11; MP (Cons) Burton 1974-97; memb: Expenditure Select Ctee 1974-79, Foreign Affrs Select Ctee 1983-92; chm: Cons Parly Legal Ctee 1987-97, All-Pty Jt Parly Barristers Gp 1987-97, Cons Parly Home Affrs Ctee 1988-97, Home Affrs Select Ctee 1992-97, Exec Ctee UK Branch Cwlth Parly Assoc 1994-97; promoted Nat Lottery as private members bill (1990) leading to introduction of Nat Lottery following Govt bill (1992); chm and vice-chm Cons Friends of Israel 1994-97; memb: Board of Deputies of British Jews 1979-, Exec 1922 Ctee 1988-89 and 1992-97, Cncl of Justice 1989-95, Exec Ctee Soc of Cons Lawyers 1989-95 and 1998- (chm Criminal Justice Ctee 1997-); chm Burton Breweries Charitable Tst 1979-97, pres Brighton Hove and Sussex GS Old Boys Assoc 1999-; contrib to newspapers and magazines on political and legal subjects, also broadcaster, lectr and after dinner speaker; Freeman of City of London 1993; fell Soc of Advanced Legal Studies
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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