Masters of the Bench
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Newey
Full Title: The Rt Hon Lord Justice NeweyCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 9.2.2010
Call Date: 29.7.1982
Called in 1982, Guy was appointed to the High Court Bench (Chancery Division) in January 2010. His previous Chancery practice, latterly in Maitland Chambers, had focussed on litigation with a strong emphasis on appearing for public bodies. From 1990 until he took Silk in 2001, Guy was one of the Junior Counsel to the Crown (Chancery and then on the A Panel), as well as Junior Counsel to the Charity Commissioners. He was appointed by the Department of Trade and Industry in April 2005 as a Companies Act Inspector in the celebrated MG Rover Group case. Guy became an Acting Deemster of the Isle of Man in 2003, and a Deputy High Court Judge in 2006.