Alexander Andrew Mackay Irvine IRVINE OF LAIRG

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-06-23
Education Inverness Royal Acad, Hutchesons' Boys' GS Glasgow, Univ of Glasgow (MA, LLB), Christ's Coll Cambridge (scholar, BA, LLB, George Long Prize in Jurisprudence)
Publications N/A
Recreations collecting paintings, reading, theatre, cinema, travel
Clubs Garrick
Style The Rt Hon Lord Irvine of Lairg, PC
Career lectr LSE 1965-69; contested (Lab) Hendon N (gen election) 1970; called to the Bar Inner Temple 1967 (bencher 1985); QC 1978, head of chambers 11 King's Bench Walk 1981-97, recorder 1985-88, dep judge of the High Court 1987-97, oppn spokesman on Legal and Home Affairs 1987-92, Lord Chllr 1997-2003 (shadow Lord Chllr 1992-97); pres Magistrates Assoc 1997-; jt pres: Industry and Parliament Tst 1997-, Br-American Parliament Gp 1997-, Inter-Parliamentary Union 1997-, Cwlth Parliamentary Assoc 1997-; church cmmr; memb Ctee Slade Sch of Fine Art 1990-; chm 2001 Ctee Univ of Glasgow 1998-; vice-patron World Fedn of Mental Health 1998-; fndn tstee Whitechapel Art Gallery 1990-97; tstee: John Smith Meml Tst 1992-97, Hunterian Collection 1997-; fell US Coll of Trial Lawyers 1998, hon bencher Inn of Court of NI 1998-, hon memb the Bar of Poland 2000; hon fell: Christ's Coll Cambridge 1996, Soc for Advanced Legal Studies 1997, LSE 2000-; Hon LLD Univ of Glasgow 1997, Hon Dr (Laurea hc) Univ of Siena 2000
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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