Skip to main content

Masters of the Bench

Back to the Bench Directory

Sir James Nursaw KCB QC

Full Title: Sir James Nursaw KCB QC
Category: Senior Benchers
Bench Call Date: 25.10.1989
Call Date: 22.11.1955

Education: Bancroft's School 1942-50; Christ's College, Cambridge (Scholar) 1950-54; MA (Maths & Law); LLB; Blackstone Entrance Scholar 1954; Blackstone Pupillage Award; Harmsworth Law Scholarship 1956

Admission: 24 September 1952; Call 22 November 1955; MT Committees: Ball, Scholarships & Prizes; Senior Research Officer, Department of Criminal Science, Cambridge 1958-59; Legal Adviser's Branch, Home Office 1959-88; Law Officers' Department 1968-71; Legal Secretary, Low Officers’ Department 1980-83; Legal Adviser, Home and NI Office 1983-88; CB 1983; QC 1988; HM Procurator General & Treasury Solicitor 1988-92; KCB 1992; Counsel to the Chairman of Committees, House of Lords 1992-2002; Senior Bencher

Clubs: MCC; Oxford and Cambridge