Robin Auld


1937 –

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Who is Robin Auld?

Sir Robin Ernest Auld was a Lord Justice of Appeal in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.

Sir Robin was educated at Brooklands College and King's College London. He graduated with a first class honours degree in Law in 1958, obtained a doctorate in Law in 1963, and he became a Fellow of King's in 1987. He was called to the bar at Gray's Inn in 1959 and became a Queen's Counsel in 1975. He became a Bencher at Gray's Inn in 1984. He was appointed a Recorder of the Crown Court in 1977, and became a judge of the High Court in 1987, appointed to the Queen's Bench Division, when he was knighted.

He was promoted to the Court of Appeal in 1995, when he became a member of the Privy Council. He was the Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales from 1995 to 1998. Following on from the review of civil justice undertaken by Lord Woolf, Auld undertook a review of the operation of the criminal courts in England and Wales in 1999 to 2001, producing a report known as the "Auld Report".

He has been Patron of The Bar Society of King's College London since 2005. He was appointed as a member and Vice-Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission in January 2006, as a representative of the judiciary.

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Jul 19, 1937
Also known as
  • Judge Robin Auld
  • England
  • King's College London

on July 23, 2013


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