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Anthony Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley

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Preceded by  Lord Dyson
Role  Judge
Name  Anthony Lord

Occupation  Judge
Preceded by  Lord Justice Rose
Succeeded by  Heather Hallett
Anthony Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley httpswwwsupremecourtukimageslordanthonyhu
Full Name  Anthony Philip Gilson Hughes
Born  11 August 1948 (age 67) St Albans, Hertfordshire, England (1948-08-11)
Alma mater  Van Mildert College, Durham
Education  Van Mildert College, Durham, University of Oxford

Anthony Philip Gilson Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley, (born 11 August 1948 in St Albans, Hertfordshire) is an English judge of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. He was previously a Lord Justice of Appeal and Vice-President of the Criminal Division from 24 April 2006, following the retirement of Lord Justice Rose, to 9 April 2013.

Anthony Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley httpswwwworcesteracukcontentimagesLordHu

He was educated at Tettenhall College and obtained a Bachelor of law degree from Van Mildert College, University of Durham. He was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1970 and was a Crown Court Recorder from 1985 to 1997, being Head of Chambers until 1997 of No.1 Fountain Court Chambers, Birmingham. He was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1990, and a judge of the High Court of Justice, Family Division, from 1997 to 2003. He served as Presiding Judge on the Midland circuit from 2000 to 2003, and transferred to the Queen's Bench Division from 2004 to 2006. On 9 April 2013, he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. By Royal Warrant, all members of the Supreme Court, even if they do not hold a peerage, are entitled to the judicial style and title "Lord" for life.. Hughes was granted the courtesy style Lord Hughes of Ombersley, referencing Ombersley in Worcestershire.

Selected cases

  • The Public Prosecution Service v William Elliott and Robert McKee [2013] UKSC 32
  • References

    Anthony Hughes, Lord Hughes of Ombersley Wikipedia

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