Justice of the AIFC Court
Justice Sir Jack Beatson FBA was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple) in 1973 and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1998. He was appointed as a Judge of the High Court of England and Wales in 2003 and was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in 2013.
He was the Law Commissioner for England and Wales from 1989 until 1994 and worked on law reform in specialist areas including contract and commercial law, civil evidence, damages and financial services. He taught Law at Oxford University from 1973 until 1994 and he was the Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at Cambridge University from 1994 until
2003. He is an Honorary Fellow at Oxford and Cambridge universities and authored leading commercial law texts including Anson's Law of Contract (27th - 30th eds.) and Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law (1995). He was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford University, where he read Jurisprudence and graduated with a BA in 1970, a BCL in 1972, an MA in 1973, and he received a DCL in 2000.