Born: 14 January 1959
Education: Downing College, Cambridge (MA 1st Class)
Called to the Bar (Inner Temple) 1981
Pupillages with Richard Aikens and Christopher Clarke (now Aikens LJ and Christopher Clarke LJ ) at 1 Brick Court
Practised at the Bar from 1 Brick Court/Brick Court Chambers from 1982 to 2011 specialising in commercial law, including shipping, insurance and reinsurance, banking and finance, international trade, energy, civil fraud, financial services, arbitration, and professional negligence, together with some professional disciplinary, Consumer Credit Act, employment, defamation and public law work.
Recorder, Crown Court 2002
Deputy High Court 2009
High Court Judge, Queens Bench Division since 6 October 2011. Authorised to sit in the Commercial Court, Administrative Court.