Sir Mark Waller

Year of Call: 1964 Year of Silk: 1979

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Called to the English Bar by Gray's Inn in 1964. Practiced at the Commercial and Common Law Bar from 1 Hare Court from 1965; appointed Queen's Counsel in 1979 and a Recorder in 1986. Appointed High Court Judge in 1989 working mainly in the Commercial Court being the Judge in charge of that court in 1995. Appointed to the Court of Appeal in 1996. Vice-President of the Court of Appeal Civil Division 2006 until retirement in May 2010.

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Queen’s Counsel 1979

Bencher of Gray’s Inn 1988

Recorder 1986-1989

High Court Judge - Queen’s Bench Division 1989

Presiding Judge of the North Eastern Circuit 1992-95

Court of Appeal 1996

Chairman of the Judicial Studies Board from 1999-2003

President of the Council of the Inns of Court and The Bar 2003

Eldon Professor of Law Northumbria University 2003

Vice President of the Court of Appeal Civil division 2006

Hon. Treasurer of Gray’s Inn 2009

Member of the Council of Newcastle University

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