Peter Openshaw

Judge, Person

1947 –

48

Who is Peter Openshaw?

Sir Charles Peter Lawford Openshaw, DL, styled The Hon. Mr Justice Openshaw, is an English judge of the High Court, Queen's Bench Division, in London. He was educated at Harrow School and St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1970, and served as a Recorder in 1988–99 at Preston, made a Bencher of the Inner Temple in 2003, and Deputy Lieutenant for Lancashire in 2000.

He and his wife, Caroline Swift, were sworn in as High Court judges on the same day in October 2005, which was thought at the time to be a first.

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Born
1947
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Harrow School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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