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Senior Judicial Appointment - Lord Neuberger

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The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury has been appointed a Justice and President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury as a Justice and President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom upon the retirement of The Rt Hon Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers in September 2012.

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The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury (in the county of Dorset) was appointed as Master of the Rolls with effect from 1 October 2009. The Master of the Rolls is the Head of Civil Justice and the 2nd most senior judge in England and Wales.