Bar Council applauds appointment of first woman President of Supreme Court

21 July 2017

The Bar Council has welcomed the appointment of Baroness Hale as the new President of the Supreme Court. 

Andrew Langdon QC, the Chair of the Bar, said: ''It is well known that Baroness Hale is a most distinguished jurist and has long been at the forefront in the task of arguing for a properly diverse judiciary.

"Her appointment will serve as an encouragement to all in showing how important this is."