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David Pannick

Barrister from United Kingdom

David Philip Pannick, Baron Pannick QC (born 7 March 1956) is a leading barrister in the United Kingdom, and crossbencher in the House of Lords. He practises mainly in the areas of public law and human rights. He argued 100 cases before the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords before its replacement by the new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in October 2009, has argued more than 30 cases in the European Court of Justice, and more than 30 cases before the European Court of Human Rights. Pannick was educated at Bancroft's School and Hertford College, Oxford, where he graduated as a MA and a BCL. He was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn in 1979, and was a Junior Counsel to the Crown in Common Law from 1988 to 1992. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1992, a Recorder on the South Eastern Circuit in 1995, and a deputy High Court judge in 1998. Pannick has appeared in the courts of Hong Kong, Brunei, Gibraltar and the Cayman Islands. He appeared in 100 cases in the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords before its jurisdiction was transferred to the new Supreme Court in October 2009. In his first case, in 1980, in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (led by Anthony Lester  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1956-03-07
Nationality
United Kingdom
Spouse(s)
Nathalie Trager-Lewis Denise Sloam
Children
Joel Pannick Shula Pannick Samuel Pannick Sophie Pannick Katie Pannick James Pannick
Profession
Barrister

Education

Institution From To
Hertford College, Oxford
Hertford College, Oxford

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