World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Nicholas Wilson, Lord Wilson of Culworth

The Right Honourable
Lord Wilson of Culworth
Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Assumed office
26 May 2011
Preceded by Lord Saville of Newdigate
Lord Justice of Appeal
In office
3 October 2005 – 26 May 2011
High Court Judge
In office
20 April 1993 – 3 October 2005
Personal details
Born (1945-05-09) 9 May 1945
Occupation Judge
Profession Barrister
Religion Church of England[1]

Nicholas Allan Roy Wilson, Lord Wilson of Culworth PC (born 9 May 1945) is a British judge. On 26 May 2011, he became a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, having previously served as a Lord Justice of Appeal since 2005.

Wilson was called to the Bar in 1967 (Inner Temple), and became a Queen's Counsel in 1987. He was appointed a Recorder the same year. In 1993, he became a bencher and was appointed to the High Court, sitting in the Family Division, whereupon he was appointed a knight bachelor. He was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2005, at which time he was also appointed to the Privy Council. On 26 May 2011, he joined the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, succeeding Lord Saville of Newdigate and gaining the courtesy style "Lord Wilson of Culworth" for life.[2][3]

See also

List of Lords Justices of Appeal


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ UKSC Press Release
  3. ^ "Press Notice: Senior Judicial Appointments". Prime Minister's Office. 4 May 2011. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.