The Queen has been pleased to approve that The Honourable Mrs Justice Jill Margaret Black be appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal with effect from 15 June 2010, following the appointment of The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Wall as President of the Family Division on 13 April 2010.
The Honourable Mrs Justice Jill Margaret Black was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1976. She took Silk in 1994, and was appointed as a Deputy Judge of the High Court in 1996 and a Recorder in 1998. She was appointed a Judge of the High Court (Family Division) in 1999.
Mrs Justice Black was appointed a Dame of the British Empire in 1999.