The Passing of Lord Kerr

The Irish Legal History Society is saddened to hear of the death of Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore.

A graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Lord Kerr became a High Court judge in 1993 and was Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland from 2004 to 2009. He served as a judge of the UK Supreme Court from 2009 until his retirement in 2020.

Lord Kerr was a patron of the Irish Legal History Society and a frequent contributor to the Society’s events.