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CompLaw: UK
February 2025
London, United Kingdom

Sir Nicholas Green
Judge at Court of Appeal


Sir Nicholas Green started his professional life briefly as an academic at the University of Southampton and then the University of London. He was called to the Bar in 1986. He was appointed Queens Counsel in 1998 and a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2003. At the Bar he specialised in EU law, constitutional and public law, competition and economic regulatory law, and general civil and commercial law. He was Chairman of the Bar Council in 2010. He was appointed Chairman of the Advocacy Training Council in 2011.

He was appointed to the High Court in October 2013 (Queens Bench Division) and was made a Presiding Judge on the South Eastern Circuit in 2016. He was appointed as a Lord Justice of appeal to the Court of Appeal in 2018. He was chair of the Law Commission August 2018 – November 2023. He was appointed as President to The Council of the Inns of Court (COIC) in May 2022. He is presently the Deputy Senior Presiding Judge for England & Wales. He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Leicester. He holds both a Ph.D. and a LL.D.

Agenda Sessions

  • A View from the Court