Cloisters congratulate Paul Michell on the announcement that with effect from the 11 December 2013, the Queen, on recommendation of the Privy Council, has appointed Paul Michell as the Visitor for Loughborough University for a 5 year term. Paul succeeds former High Court Judge Sir Charles McCullough.
Paul will continue his high profile full time practise as a barrister and will also sit as a part time Employment Judge.
Loughborough is one of the UK’s leading universities, consistently ranked 1st or 2nd in the UK major league tables in subjects such as Building, Information Science and Sports Science. It has also been voted England's Best Student Experience in for five years running (2006-2010) in the Times Higher Education league.
The office of Visitor involves adjudicating on matters such as public interest disclosure challenges and public-law-type challenges to institutional decision-making.