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Lord Lloyd Jones

Full Title: Lord Lloyd Jones
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 21.3.2005
Call Date: 17.7.1975

Lord Lloyd-Jones was born and brought up in Pontypridd.  He was educated at Pontypridd Boys’ Grammar School and Downing College, Cambridge and was a Fellow of Downing College from 1975 to 1991.  He was a Junior Crown Counsel (Common Law) from 1997 to 1999 when he was appointed Queen’s Counsel.  He was appointed a High Court Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division in October 2005.  From 2008 to 2011 he was a Presiding Judge of Wales and Chair of the Lord Chancellor’s Standing Committee on the Welsh Language.  In 2012 he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal and was Chairman of the Law Commission from 2012 to 2015. In 2017 he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court.