Sir Stephen Sedley
Year of Silk/Call: 1983/1964
Practised at the Bar for 28 years, specialising in public law and discrimination law. Appointed a judge of the High Court in 1992. He became a Lord Justice of Appeal in 1999, he sat on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and as a judge ad hoc of the European Court of Human Rights.
Discrimination & Equality | Professional Discipline
He has been awarded honorary doctorates by eight British universities, is an honorary professor of law at Warwick and Cardiff Universities and has since 2000 been president of the British Institute of Human Rights. He writes in legal periodicals and for the London Review of Books. A collection of his essays, Ashes and Sparks, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.