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His Honour John Colyer QC

Full Title: His Honour John Colyer QC
Category: Senior Benchers
Bench Call Date: 27.10.1983
Call Date: 10.2.1959
Bio:

Education: Dudley Grammar School 1943-48; Shrewsbury 1948-52; Worcester College, Oxford; Open History Scholar; BA 1955; MA 1961; Entrance Scholarship; Blackstone Scholarship

Admission: 31 January 1956; Call 10 February 1959; MT Committees: Estates, (Member 9 yrs, Chairman 4 yrs), Library (Member 8 yrs, Chairman 3 yrs); Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, 1959-60; Assistant Professor 1960-61;  Oxford Circuit 1961-71;  Midland & Oxford Circuit 1971-91; Lecturer (Landlord & Tenant) ICSL 1970-89; QC 1976; Chairman, Lawyers' Christian Fellowship 1981-89, VP 1989-; Member of Council of Legal Education 1985-89; Hon Reader 1985-; Recorder 1986-91; Circuit Judge 1991-2000; Senior Bencher 25 April 2005; Trustee 2000 and Chairman 2005-08 and 2009- of Trustees of Royal School for Deaf Children, Margate; Chairman, John Townsend Trust 2008-09 and Trustee thereof 2009-; Chairman of Selection Committee for Margaret Parkinson Scholarships, Royal College of Nursing 1998- (now called RCN Foundation since 2005); Trustee, RCN Foundation 2008-

Publications: Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents Vol 11 (Landlord & Tenant )1965; ibid Vol 12, 1966 (joint ed); A Modern View of the Law of Torts, 1966; Halsbury’s Laws Vol 27 (Landlord & Tenant) 4th ed, 1981 (ed) and Vols 27(i) & 27(ii), 1994 (con ed & contrib); Megarry’s Rent Acts (joint ed); Blundell Memorial Lectures, 1977, 1982 & 1984; Various articles on law of landlord & tenant

Recreations: Horticulture; Gardens; Cacti & Succulents; Opera; Education of the Deaf

Clubs: Penn Law European Society; Anglo American Real Property Institute