Sir Declan Morgan

Sir Declan Morgan | Northern Ireland

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The Rt Hon Sir Declan Morgan

Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland

 

 

 

The Rt Hon Sir Declan Morgan

Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland,  Sir Declan Morgan was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge.  He was called to the Bar in 1976 and took Silk in 1993.  He was Senior Crown Counsel for Northern Ireland from 2002 until his appointment as a High Court Judge in May 2004.  He was appointed to the Family Division in January 2007 and in September 2008 became one of two judges with responsibility for judicial review.  Sir Declan was appointed Chairman of the Law Reform Advisory Committee for Northern Ireland in 2004.  He was Chairman of the Northern Ireland Law Commission from April 2007 until his appointment at Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland in July 2009.  Sir Declan is also Chairman of the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission.  He was made an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple.