Former Supreme Court justice Lord Toulson dies aged 70

28 Jun 2017

Lord Toulson, former justice of the Supreme Court, has died at the age of 70 during a medical operation on 27 June.

Born in 1946, Roger Grenfell Toulson was called to the Bar at Inner Temple in 1969 and became a bencher in 1995. He became a Queen’s Counsel in 1986 and served as a Recorder of the Crown Court from 1987 to 1996.

In 1996, he was appointed to the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court. He sat in the commercial and administrative courts and was then presiding judge on the Western Circuit from 1997 to 2002.

Between 2002 and 2006, Lord To...

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