Lord Justice Kay retires as Lord Justice of Appeal with effect from 1 October 2014.
Notes to editors
Sir Maurice Ralph Kay (71) was called to the Bar (G) in 1975, took Silk in 1988 and elected a Bencher in 1995. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1987, a Recorder in 1988, a Judge of the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) and a Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in 1995. He was appointed Presiding Judge of the Wales and Chester Circuit from 1996 to 1999, a Legal Member of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission in 2002, Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2004, Chairman of the Judicial Studies Board from 2007 to 2010 and Vice-President of the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) in 2010.