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Court of Queen's Bench


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PATTERSON, Frances (Silvia) - a Judge of the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, since 2013

TURNER, Robert Lockley (born 1935), Senior Master of the Supreme Court, Queen’s Bench Division, and Queen’s Remembrancer, 1996–2007

FONTAINE, Barbara Janet (born 1953), Senior Master of the Senior Courts, Queen’s Bench Division, and Queen’s Remembrancer, since 2014

SHEEN, Barry (Cross) (1918 - 2005), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division (Admiralty Court), 1978–93

ROSE, Graham Hunt (born 1937), a Master of the Senior Courts (formerly Supreme Court), Queen’s Bench Division, 1992–2010

OUSELEY, Duncan (Brian Walter) (born 1950), a Judge of the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, since 2000; Lead Judge, Administrative Court, since 2010

WHITAKER, Steven Dixon (born 1950), Senior Master of the Senior Courts (formerly Supreme Court), Queen’s Bench Division, and Queen’s Remembrancer, 2007–14

TENNANT of Balfluig, Mark Iain (born 1932), Master of the Supreme Court, Queen’s Bench Division, 1988–2005; Baron of Balfluig

MACPHERSON OF CLUNY (and Blairgowrie), William (Alan) (born 1926), Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, 1983–96

DAY, John Charles (1826 - 1908), PC 1902; Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division of High Court of Justice, 1882–1901; resigned

GRANTHAM, William (1835 - 1911), DCL; Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice from 1886

O’BRIEN, William (1832 - 1899), PC; Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice, Ireland, from 1883

MURPHY, James (1826 - 1901), PC (Ireland) 1884; Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice in Ireland from 1883

BAKER, Frederick Spencer Arnold (1885 - 1963), Master of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Queen’s Bench), 1926–Oct. 1958, retired; Senior Master and Queen’s Remembrancer, 1951–Oct. 1958

RITCHIE, John (1913 - 1988), Senior Master of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Queen’s Bench Division), and Queen’s Remembrancer, 1980–82 (Master, 1960)

WEBSTER, Peter (Edlin) (1924 - 2009), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, 1980–92

TUCKER, Richard (Howard) (born 1930), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, 1985–2000

TURNER, Michael (John) (born 1931), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, 1985–2002

WAKERLEY, Richard (MacLennon) (1942 - 2005), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, since 2003

THIRLWALL, Kathryn (Mary) (born 1957), a Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, since 2010

 

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Until 1875, one of the three courts of common law into which the curia regis was divided (the others being the Court of Common Pleas and the Court of Exchequer). Its principal functions were the trial of civil actions in contract and tort and the exercise of supervisory powers over inferior courts. By the Judicature Acts 1873–75 its jurisdiction was transferred to the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court. When the sovereign was a king, it was known as the Court of King's Bench.

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