Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond

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1945 –

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Who is Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond?

Brenda Marjorie Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE, QC, PC, FBA is a British legal academic, barrister, judge, and Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

In 2004, she joined the House of Lords as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary. She was the only woman ever to have been appointed to this position. She served as a Law Lord until 2009 when she, along with the other Law Lords, transferred to the new Supreme Court. She remains the most senior female judge in the history of the United Kingdom.

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Born
Jan 31, 1945
Yorkshire
Also known as
  • Judge Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Girton College, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge
Employment
  • University of Bristol

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on July 23, 2013

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