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Honorary Members

Any person who has in times past been engaged in law teaching and/or legal scholarship in Great Britain or Ireland, any person who is or has been so engaged in other countries, and any person interested in legal education who shall have conferred important benefits on the Society or on legal education, by pecuniary gifts or otherwise, may be invited by the Council to become, and shall on giving her or his consent become, an Honorary Member of the Society. Honorary members shall not be called upon for any subscription, but they shall have no voting rights in any Society affairs, although they shall be entitled on the same terms as an ordinary member to attend the Society’s annual conference and other activities promoted by the Society.

Current Honorary Members

The Rt Hon Lady Arden of Heswall DBE
Sir Philip Bailhache
Mrs Vera Baird QC
Professor Sir John Baker QC FBA
Justice Aharon Barak
Rt Hon Lord Justice David Bean
Rt Hon Lord Justice Beatson FBA
The Rt Hon Sir Roy Beldam
The Rt Hon Lady Black of Derwent DBE
Sir Nicholas Bratza
Justice Stephen G Breyer
The Rt Hon Lord Briggs of Westbourne
The Rt Hon Lord Brown of Eaton-Under-Heywood
The Rt Hon The Lord Justice Burnett of Maldon
The Rt Hon Baroness Butler-Sloss GBE
The Rt Hon Sir Richard Buxton
The Rt Hon Lord Carloway
The Rt Hon Lord Carnwath of Nottinghill CVO
The Rt Hon The Lord Carswell
The Hon. Mr. Justice Peter Charleton
Mr Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry
The Rt Hon The Baroness Clark of Calton
The Hon Mr Justice Frank Clarke
The Rt Hon Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony
The Rt Hon Lord Collins of Mapesbury FBA
The Hon Mr Justice Cranston FBA
The Rt Hon Lord Cullen of Whitekirk
Baroness Ruth Deech DBE
Elizabeth Denham CBE
The Hon Mrs Justice Dobbs DBE
The Rt Hon Lord Dyson
The Rt Hon Lord Eassie
The Hon Justice James Edelman
The Rt Hon Sir David Edward KCMG QC PC
The Hon Sir Patrick Elias
The Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias GNZM
Justice Arthur Emmett
The Rt Hon Sir Terence Etherton
The Rt Hon Lord Falconer of Thoroton
The Rt Hon Sir Peter Gibson
The Rt Hon Lord Gill
Sir Christopher Greenwood CMG QC
The Hon Anthony Gubbay
The Rt Hon The Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE FBA
The Rt Hon Lady Justice Hallett DBE
The Rt Hon Lord Hamblen of Kersey
Mr Richard Hart
Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE QC FBA
The Rt Hon Lord Hodge
The Rt Hon Lord Hoffmann
Mr Justice Gerard Hogan
Sir Anthony Holland
The Rt Hon Lord Hope of Craighead KT FRSE
The Rt Hon Lord Hughes of Ombersley
The Rt Hon Sir Robin Jacob
The Rt Hon Professor Sir Francis Jacobs KCMG QC
The Rt Hon Lord Judge of Draycote
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Kay
The Hon Ronan Keane SC
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Keene
Sir Kenneth Keith KBE
Hon Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC
The Hon Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG
The Rt. Hon Lord Kitchin
Sir Stephen Laws KCB QC
Sir Thomas Legg KCB QC
The Rt Hon Lord Leggatt
The Rt Hon Lord Lloyd-Jones
The Rt Hon Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT
Judge Paul Mahoney
The Rt Hon Lord Mance of Frognal
The Rt Hon Lord Justice May
Mrs Mary McAleese
The Rt Hon Lord Justice McFarlane
The Hon. Mr. Justice William McKechnie
The Rt Hon Beverley McLachlin PC
The Rt Hon Lord Millett
The Rt Hon Sir Robert Morritt CVO
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Mummery
The Hon Peter Murphy
The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
The Hon. Mr. Justice Donal O’Donnell
Judge Siofra O’Leary
The Hon. Ms. Justice Iseult O’Malley
Professor Kate O’Regan
The Rt Hon Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers
The Rt Hon Sir Mark Potter
Lady Justice Rafferty DBE
The Rt Hon The Lord Reed of Allermuir
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Rix
Dr Mary Robinson
Sir Ernest Ryder TD PC QC DL
Justice Albie Sachs
The Rt Hon Lord Sales
The Rt Hon Lord Saville of Newdigate
The Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC
The Rt Hon Lord Scott of Foscote
The Rt Hon Sir Stephen Sedley
Miss Eleanor Sharpston QC AG
The Hon Lord Justice Singh
The Rt Hon Jack Straw
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Sullivan
The Rt Hon Lord Sumption
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Thorpe
Dr Gillian Tully
Judge Christopher Vajda
The Rt Hon Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Ward
Judge and Emeritus Professor Nick Wikeley
The Hon Mr Justice Wilkie
The Rt Hon Lord Wilson of Culworth
Mr Philip Wood QC
The Rt Hon Lord Woolf of Barnes
Lord Woolman


Former Honorary Members

The Hon Judge Learned Hand
The Hon Mr Justice O W Holmes
Sir Carleton Allen MC, QC, FBA
Sir William Anson Bt
The Rt Hon Lord Atkin FBA
The Rt Hon Lord Bingham of Cornhill KG
T H Bischoff
The Rt Hon Lord Borrie QC
Dr Edward Bramley
The Rt Hon Sir Henry Brooke
The Rt Hon Lord Browne-Wilkinson
Professor Heinrich Brunner
The Rt Hon Lord Bryce OM
The Hon A v de S Centlivres
The Rt Hon Arthur Cohen KC
Professor P Collinet
The Rt Hon Lord Cooke of Thorndon KBE ONZ
The Rt Hon Lord Cooper OBE
Rt Hon Lord Coulsfield
The Rt Hon Sir Zelman Cowen AK GCMG GCVO QC
The Rt Hon Lord Cozens-Hardy
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Danckwerts
Professor Rene David
Professor Fernand de Visscher
The Rt Hon Lord Denning OM
Sir David Derham KBE, CMG, MBE (Mil)
Professor A V Dicey KC
His Honour H C Dowdall QC
The Rt Hon Lord du Parcq
The Rt Hon Lord Edmund-Davies
T O Elias
The Rt Hon Chief Justice Evatt
The Rt Hon Lord Evershed
The Hon Mr Justice Farwell
Sir James Fawcett DSC
The Hon Mr Justice Frankfurter
The Rt Hon Lord Fraser of Tullybelton
The Rt Hon Sir Edward Fry GCB
Professor P F Girard
The Rt Hon Lord Goff of Chieveley DCL FBA
Professor Henry Goudy
The Rt Hon Lord Greene OBE, MC
Dean Erwin N Griswold
Sir Maurice Gwyer GCIE , KCB, KCSI, QC
The Rt Hon Viscount Haldane of Cloane KT, FRS
The Rt Hon Viscount Hanworth
Sir Courteney P Ilbert GCB
Sir Jack Jacob QC
Professor Edward Jenks FBA
Professor G H Jones QC, FBA
Professor L Julliot de la Morandiere
The Rt Hon Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore
The Rt Hon Earl Kilmuir GVCO
Professor Edouard Lambert
The Rt Hon Bora Laskin
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Laws
The Rt Hon Sir Frederick Lawton
Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC
Professor Henri Levy-Ullman
The Rt Hon Lord MacDermott
The Rt Hon Lord Mackenzie Stuart
The Rt Hon Lord Macmillan GVCO
The Rt Hon Lord Macnaghten GCMG
Dr F A Mann QC
Sir William Markby KCIE
Dr F Marx
Sir Roy Marshall
The Rt Hon Lord McNair CBE, QC, FBA
The Rt Hon the Lord Mustill FBA
The Rt Hon Lord Neill QC
The Rt Hon Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead
The Rt Hon Lord Normand
The Rt Hon The Lord Oliver of Aylmerton
The Rt Hon The Earl of Oxford and Asquith KG
The Rt Hon Christopher Palles
The Rt Hon Lord Parker of Waddington
Sir George Paton
The Rt Hon Sir Frederick Pollock Bt, KC
The Rt Hon Lord Porter GBE
Professor Roscoe Pound
Professor Sir John Rankine KC
Professor Salvatore Riccobono
The Rt Hon Lord Rodger of Earlesferry FBA
Senator Elihu Root
The Hon Sir John Salmond
The Rt Hon Viscount Sankey GBE
The Rt Hon Lord Scarman
Professor Austin W Scott
The Rt Hon Sir Leslie Scott
Mr Mark Sheldon
The Rt Hon Lord Slynn of Hadley
The Hon Sidney E Smith QC
The Hon Sir David Smith (New Zealand)
Field Marshal the Right Hon J C Smuts OM, CH, KC, FRS
The Rt Hon Louis St Laurent QC
The Rt Hon The Lord Steyn
The Hon Chief Justice Stone
The Rt Hon Viscount Sumner GCB
Professor D Tallon
The Rt Hon Lord Taylor of Gosforth
The Rt Hon Lord Toulson
The Rt Hon Lord Uthwatt
The Hon Arthur T Vanderbilt
Professor Geheimrat von Gierke
Professor Sir William Wade QC, FBA
The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Wall
Sir Robert Welsford
Professor J H Wigmore
The Rt Hon Lord Wilberforce
Professor S Williston
The Rt Hon Sir Victor Windeyer KBE, CB, DSO
Professor Sir Percy Winfield QC, FBA
The Rt Hon Lord Wright GCMG, FBA