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Colin Tyre

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Colin Tyre Colin Jack Tyre, Lord Tyre CBE is a Scottish lawyer, former President of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe, and a Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland. Tyre studied at the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh and took a postgraduate diploma at the University of Aix-Marseille before returning to Edinburgh as a lecturer from 1980-1983. He was admitted as an advocate in 1987 and served as Standing Junior Counsel (legal advisor) to the Procurement Executive of the Ministry of Defence from 1991 to 1995 and to the Environment Department of the Scottish Office from 1995 to 1998. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1993. From 2003 to 2009, Tyre was a part-time member of the Scottish Law Commission, and in 2007 was elected President of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe. In April 2010, he was appointed a Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the Court of Session and High Court of Justiciary, the Supreme Courts of Scotland, taking the judicial title, Lord Tyre. He was awarded a CBE in the 2010 Birthday Honours for services to the administration of justice. Tyre is widowed with three children, Kirsty, Catriona  ( Wikipedia article )

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Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III
University of Edinburgh

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