Harry Kenneth Woolf WOOLF

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-05-02
Education Fettes, UCL (LLB)
Publications Publications Protecting the Public: the new challenge (Hamlyn lecture, 1990), Declaratory Judgement (ed jtly, 2 edn 1993), De Smith Woolf & Jowell: Judicial Review of Administrative Action (ed jtly, 5 edn, 1995), Pursuit of Justice (2008)
Recreations N/A
Clubs Garrick, Athenaeum
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Woolf
Career Nat Service cmmnd 15/19 Royal Hussars 1954, Capt Army Legal Service 1955; called to the Bar Inner Temple 1954 (bencher 1976), recorder of the Crown Ct 1972-79, jr counsel Inland Revenue 1973-74, first Treasy jr counsel in common law 1974-79, judge High Ct (Queen's Bench Div) 1979-86, presiding judge SE Circuit 1981-84, Lord Justice of Appeal 1986-92, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1992-96, Master of the Rolls 1996-2000, Lord Chief Justice 2000-05; held inquiry into prison disturbances 1990-91, conducted inquiry Access to Justice 1994-96, chm Woolf Ctee into ethical business conduct in BAE Systems plc - the Way Forward 2007-08; memb: Senate of Bar and Bench 1981-85, Bowman Ctee 1996-97, Int Advsy Cncl on Law and Justice World Bank 2001-06; special advsr and chair Conflict Mgmnt Advsy Gp CEDR 2005-, mediator and arbitrator Blackstone Chambers 2005-; chm: Lord Chllr's Advsy Ctee on Legal Educn 1987-90, Middx Justice's Advsy Ctee 1987-90, Bd of Mgmnt Inst of Advanced Legal Studies 1986-93, Butler Tst 1992-96 (pres 1996-), St Mary's Hosp Special Tstees 1993-97, Advsy Cncl on Public Records 1996-2000, Magna Carta Tst 1996-2000, Financial Mktg Law Reform Ctee; pres: Law Teachers Assoc 1985-90, Jt Ctee for Jewish Social Services 1988-2000, W London Magistrates' Assoc 1987-92; govr Oxford Centre for Hebrew Studies 1988-93 (emeritus 1993), pro-chllr Univ of London 1994-2005, chm Cncl UCL 2005-08, chllr Open Univ Israel 2006-; visitor: UCL 1996-2000, Nuffield Coll Oxford 1996-2000, Downing Coll Cambridge 2006; visiting prof UCL 2005-, hon prof of Law Chinese Univ Hong Kong; hon memb: Public Soc of Teachers of Law 1988-, Ct Univ of London 1993-94; Hon LLD: Univ of Buckingham, Univ of Bristol, Univ of London and Anglia, Manchester Metropolitan Univ, Univ of Hull 2001, Cambridge Univ 2006; Hon DSc Cranfield Univ 2001, Hon DCL Univ of Oxford 2004; Freeman Newcastle upon Tyne 2006; hon fell: Univ of Leeds, UCL; chartered arbitrator 2006; Hon FBA 2000
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