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Richard Aikens

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Preceded by  Lord Justice Gage

Name  Richard Aikens
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Born  28 August 1948

Sir Richard John Pearson Aikens PC (born 28 August 1948) is a former member of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, having retired from that body on 1 November 2015.

Career

Aikens was educated at Norwich School and St John's College, Cambridge. He was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1973 and made a Bencher in 1994. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1986. He was appointed a Recorder in 1993. On 6 May 1999, he was appointed to the High Court of Justice, receiving the customary knighthood, and was assigned to the Queen's Bench Division. On 19 November 2008, Aikens became a Lord Justice of Appeal, and received the customary appointment to the Privy Council the same year. He retired as a Lord Justice of Appeal on 2 November 2015.

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