Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The High Sheriff's Law Lecture and The Court Sermon

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Sheriffs law lecture

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University of Oxford Examination Schools and Christ Church Cathedral


The High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, requests the pleasure of your company at the High Sheriff's Law Lecture 'A Matter of Life and Death'  to be delivered by The Honourable Mr Justice Baker at the University of Oxford Examination Schools and 'The Court Sermon'at Christ Church Cathedral on Tuesday 11 October 2016.

The Honourable Mr Justice Baker was appointed to the High Court Bench in November 2009, and assigned to the Family Division.  He was formerly Head of Harcourt Chambers from 2004 until his appointment.  He was Called to the Bar in 1978 and took Silk in 2001.  His entire career at the Bar was in Harcourt Chambers, where he has been a leader in the family law field with a number of publications to his credit.  He is Governor of Magdalen College School in Oxford.