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Sir Nicholas Blake

Full Title: Sir Nicholas Blake
Category: Senior Benchers
Bench Call Date: 13.3.2002
Call Date: 14.5.1974

Education: Cranleigh School, Surrey 1962-66; Magdalene College, Cambridge 1967-70; BA Hons (Cantab) History; Barrister at Law

Admission: 12 August 1971; Call 14 May 1974; 2 Garden Court Chambers 1975-2000; QC 1994; Recorder 2000;  Matrix Chambers 2000; Deputy High Court Judge 2003;  High Court Judge, QBD 2007-; President of the Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber 2010-13; Governor, William Ellis School; Trustee of  National Portrait Gallery

Publications: Immigration Law and Practice (joint), 1986-2000; Immigration Asylum and Human Rights, 2004; Deepcut Review, 2006

Recreations: Fine Arts; Coins and Medals; “Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness”; Member of Justice; Liberty; Inquest; British Art Medal Society; Townley Group British Museum;

Clubs: Fellowship Royal Society Arts