Podcast: SCL Annual Lecture given by Lord Justice Jackson "Reforming the Civil Justice System" - Monday 26 March 2012

Chair:
Clive Davies
, Senior Counsel, Fujitsu Services Limited, Chair, SCL

Welcome:
Peter Watson, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP

Introduction:
Professor Richard Susskind OBE, President, SCL

Speaker:
Lord Justice Jackson

You can download the podcast of the SCL Annual Lecture 2012 here
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Please also see the handout from this Lecture in the Download section on the right hand side of this page.


Lord Justice Jackson has been a Lord Justice of Appeal since 2008.

He was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1972.

He was co-author and general editor of Jackson and Powell on Professional Negligence from 1982 to 1999. Since then he has been consultant editor.

He was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1987. He was appointed Recorder in 1990 and Deputy High Court Judge in 1993. 

He was Chairman of the Professional Negligence Bar Association between 1993 and 1995.

In 1999 he was appointed as a High Court Judge in the Queen's Bench Division. He was the Judge in Charge of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) between 2004 and 2007.

In January 2009 he was asked by the Master of the Rolls to undertake a comprehensive review of civil litigation costs. He produced a Preliminary Report in May 2009, and the Final Report was published in January 2010. He is a member of the Judicial Steering Group on implementation of the review.

He has been an editor of the White Book since 2000 and editor-in-chief since 2010.



Published: 2012-03-29T10:34:25

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