Justice of the AIFC Court
Justice Sir Rupert Jackson was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 1972 and appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1987. He was appointed as a High Court Judge in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of England and Wales in 1999. He was the Judge in Charge of the Technology and Construction Court between 2004 and 2007. He was appointed as Lord Justice of Appeal in the Court of Appeal in 2008.
He conducted a civil litigation costs review in England and Wales from 2009 to promote access to justice at proportionate cost. His Final Report was published in 2010 and most of his recommendations were implemented in 2013. He was co-author and general editor of Jackson and Powell on Professional Negligence from 1982 to 1999. Since then he has been consultant editor. He has been an editor of the White Book (on civil procedure in England and Wales) since 2000 and editor-in-chief since 2010. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge University, where he read Classics and Law and graduated in 1971.