Press release

Privy Council appointments

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Appointments for The Right Honourable Lord Justice Lloyd Jones and The Right Honourable Lord Justice Treacy.

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of the The Right Honourable Lord Justice Lloyd Jones and The Right Honourable Lord Justice Treacy to Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council, following their appointment as Lord Justices of Appeal.

The Right Honourable Lord Justice Lloyd Jones

Lord Justice Lloyd Jones was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1975. He was Junior Crown Counsel (Common Law) from 1997-99. He was appointed a Recorder in 1994 and a QC in 1999. In 2005 he was appointed a High Court Judge in the Queen’s Bench Division. Lord Justice Lloyd Jones is currently Deputy Chair of the Boundary Commission for Wales.

The Right Honourable Lord Justice Treacy

Lord Justice Treacy was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1971. He was appointed Assistant Recorder in 1988 and Recorder in 1991 a post he retained until his appointment to the High Court in 2002 and being knighted by The Queen. From 2006 -2009 he was the Presiding Judge of the Midland Circuit. He is now a member of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales.