Find out more about the greatest British Lawyers & Judges, including Thomas Cromwell, John Winthrop, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., H. H. Asquith and Amal Alamuddin.
Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
03 February 1978
Lawyer, Activist
Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell
1485 AD
English statesman

H. H. AsquithH. H. Asquith
12 September 1852
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Michael GoveMichael Gove
26 August 1967
Journalist, Politician, Judge

Keir StarmerKeir Starmer
02 September 1962
Barrister
Syed Ahmad KhanSyed Ahmad Khan
17 October 1817
Judge, Philosopher, Knight, Lawyer

Harriet HarmanHarriet Harman
30 July 1950
Politician, Lawyer, Solicitor

Max MosleyMax Mosley
13 April 1940
Racecar driver, Lawyer, Politician, Directeur

John A. MacdonaldJohn A. Macdonald
11 January 1815
Politician, Lawyer
Cherie BlairCherie Blair
23 September 1954
Lawyer, Barrister

Robin CavendishRobin Cavendish
12 March 1930
Advocate
John WinthropJohn Winthrop
12 January 1588
Politician, Theologian

Edward CokeEdward Coke
01 February 1552
politician, judge, barrister, lawyer

Dominic GrieveDominic Grieve
24 May 1956
politician, barrister, Queen's Counsel
Spencer PercevalSpencer Perceval
01 November 1762
Politician, Lawyer

Richard Henry LeeRichard Henry Lee
20 January 1732
Politician, Judge
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of RichmondBrenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond
31 January 1945
Politician, Judge, Lawyer

Michael MansfieldMichael Mansfield
12 October 1941
Barrister, Lawyer
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
08 March 1841
 

A. V. DiceyA. V. Dicey
04 February 1835
Jurist-consultant, University teacher
Thomas McKeanThomas McKean
19 March 1734
Lawyer, Politician, Judge

Henry Fielding DickensHenry Fielding Dickens
16 January 1849
Judge, Barrister, Lawyer

David Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of AbbotsburyDavid Neuberger, Baron Neuberger of Abbotsbury
10 January 1948
Judge, Politician

Peter BenensonPeter Benenson
31 July 1921
Lawyer
Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of EssexThomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex
1485 AD
Lawyer
Brian LevesonBrian Leveson
22 June 1949
Judge

Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of ChelwoodRobert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
14 September 1864
Lawyer

Geoffrey EltonGeoffrey Elton
17 August 1921
Writer, Historian of the modern age, Historian,

George CarmanGeorge Carman
06 October 1929
Barrister
Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-SlossElizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss
10 August 1933
Judge, Politician, Lawyer

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Norman Birkett, 1st Baron BirkettNorman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett
06 September 1883
Judge, Politician, Lawyer, Barrister

Francis Ysidro EdgeworthFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth
08 February 1845
Economist, Statistician, Lawyer, Mathematician

Samuel SewallSamuel Sewall
28 March 1652
Jurist, Judge

George EdaljiGeorge Edalji
29 February 1876
solicitor
William PacaWilliam Paca
31 October 1740
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Abraham ClarkAbraham Clark
15 February 1726
Politician, Lawyer
Margaret MountfordMargaret Mountford
24 November 1951
Lawyer, Businessperson

William GarrowWilliam Garrow
13 April 1760
Judge, Politician, Barrister, Lawyer

Alex Carlile, Baron Carlile of BerriewAlex Carlile, Baron Carlile of Berriew
12 February 1948
Politician, Barrister, Lawyer
Jonathan SumptionJonathan Sumption
09 December 1948
 

Patricia Scotland, Baroness Scotland of AsthalPatricia Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal
19 August 1955
 
Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of CornhillThomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill
13 October 1933
Politician, Judge, Lawyer

Thomas Heyward Jr.Thomas Heyward Jr.
28 July 1746
Politician, Judge

Hartley Shawcross, Baron ShawcrossHartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross
04 February 1902
 

Robert Gascoyne-CecilRobert Gascoyne-Cecil
14 September 1864
British lawyer

William Orville DouglasWilliam Orville Douglas
16 October 1898
 
Sir Guy GreenSir Guy Green
05 November 1913
 

Alexander George SutherlandAlexander George Sutherland
25 March 1862
 

James Boswell, 9th Laird of AuchinleckJames Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck
29 October 1740