Sir Nicolas retired from his post as President of the European Court of Human Rights in October 2012, where he had served as the judge of the Court elected in respect of the United Kingdom for 14 years. From 1994 - 1998 he was the UK Member of the European Commission of Human Rights.
Sir Nicolas was in private practice at the Bar of England and Wales from 1969 until 1998, specialising in commercial law, public law and human rights law. He appeared as Counsel in numerous cases before the former European Commission and European Court of Human Rights from 1970 until 1993. In 1998 Sir Nicolas was appointed as a judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division. He is a Board Member of the International Service for Human Rights and the British Institute for Human Rights, and a Member of the Advisory Board of the European Human Rights Association and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
This is a closed seminar for Law staff and PG students only. As spaces are limited, please RSVP to Tina.Finch@nottingham.ac.uk by 4 March.
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