Former Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal (2003-2012)
Harry Kenneth Woolf, The Rt Hon The Lord Woolf became a Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal in 2003.
The Rt Hon The Lord Woolf was born in the United Kingdom in 1933. He graduated with an LLB from University College London. He was called to the English Bar at the Inner Temple in 1954 and became a Bencher of the Inner Temple in 1976.
The Rt Hon The Lord Woolf served as a Recorder from 1972 until 1979. From 1979 to 1986, he served as a Judge of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court. He was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal in 1986 and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in 1992. He held the office of Master of the Rolls from 1996 until 2000, when he was appointed Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, a position that he held until 2005.
The Rt Hon The Lord Woolf was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2015.