Law in the Polity of Wales
The Rt Hon The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd
07 March 2014
The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Rt Hon The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, will lecture on “Law and the Polity of Wales” at the Centre for Welsh Legal Affairs on Friday 7 March 2014.
The lecture takes place in Room T1 of the Elystan Morgan Building at the Llanbadarn Centre and starts at 6.00pm/
The Rt Hon The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd was appointed a Judge of the High Court of England and Wales in 1996 and sat in the Queen’s Bench Division and the Commercial Court in London, becoming Judge in Charge of the Court from April 2002 to July 2003, when he was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal.
He was the Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales from 2003 to 2006.
From 2008 to October 2011 he was Vice-President of the Queen’s Bench Division and then President of the Queen’s Bench Division from October 2011 to October 2013.
He has been Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales since October 2013.
He was President of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary from May 2008 to December 2010.
He is an Honorary Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a Fellow of the Universities of Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Swansea and Bangor and an Honorary Doctor of Law of the Universities of South Wales, the West of England and Wales.