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Mr. Justice Burton

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President

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The Investigatory Powers Tribunal
P.O. Box 33220
London SW1H 9ZQ
United Kingdom

Company Description: The IPT was established in October 2000, as a result of the enactment of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA, 2000). The IPT can consider complaints...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • MA
    Eton College
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MR JUSTICE BURTON (PRESIDENT)
Mr Justice Burton was first a Scholar at Eton College and then at Balliol College, Oxford, where he read Classics and then Law, obtaining his MA: he was a lecturer in law at Balliol from 1970 to 1973. He was called to the Bar in 1970, became a QC in 1984, and was appointed a High Court Judge in 1998. He had a busy commercial practice in the Queen's Bench Division, Chancery Division, Commercial Court and Employment Courts, in a wide variety of fields of Law. He was Head of Littleton Chambers from 1991 to 1998. He appeared as Counsel not only in the UK and Luxembourg, but also in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bermuda, Brunei and the United States. He sat for a number of years as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Queen's Bench and Chancery Divisions, and as an arbitrator and mediator
Since his appointment as a High Court Judge he has sat in Queen's Bench and Chancery Divisions, Commercial Court Administrative Court, Family Division, Revenue List and the Employment Appeal Tribunal, of which he was President from October 2002 to December 2005, and remains a nominated judge. Mr Justice Burton was Chairman of the High Court Judges Association from 2010-11 and Treasurer of Gray's Inn in 2012. He has been since 2000 the Chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee pursuant to the Employment Relations Act 1999 and is an Honorary Fellow of Goldsmiths' College, University of London. He was Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal from its inception in 2000 before being appointed as its President in October 2013.
MR JUSTICE SALES (VICE PRESIDENT)
Mr Justice Philip Sales is a judge of the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division. He was called to the Bar in 1985 and served as a Recorder from 1999 to 2008. He was appointed First Treasury Junior Counsel (Common Law) in 1997 and (upon becoming a QC in 2006) became First Treasury Counsel (Common Law). He served in that post until he was appointed to the High Court Bench in 2008.
He is currently Deputy Chairman of the Boundary Commission for England and a member of the Panel of Chairmen at the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
He was appointed as Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal on 24 February 2014.
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal - Mr Justice Burton ( President)
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Mr Justice Burton ( President)
Mr Justice Burton was first a Scholar at Eton College and then at Balliol College, Oxford, where he read Classics and then Law, obtaining his MA: he was a lecturer in law at Balliol from 1970 to 1973. He was called to the Bar in 1970, became a QC in 1984, and was appointed a High Court Judge in 1998. He had a busy commercial practice in the Queen's Bench Division, Chancery Division, Commercial Court and Employment Courts, in a wide variety of fields of Law. He was Head of Littleton Chambers from 1991 to 1998. He appeared as Counsel not only in the UK and Luxembourg, but also in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bermuda, Brunei and the United States. He sat for a number of years as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Queen's Bench and Chancery Divisions, and as an arbitrator and mediator.
Since his appointment as a High Court Judge he has sat in Queen's Bench and Chancery Divisions, Commercial Court, Administrative Court, Family Division, Revenue List and the Employment Appeal Tribunal, of which he was President from October 2002 to December 2005, and remains a nominated judge. Mr Justice Burton was Chairman of the High Court Judges Association from 2010-11 and Treasurer of Gray's Inn in 2012. He is the Chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee pursuant to the Employment Relations Act 1999 and an Honorary Fellow of Goldsmiths' College, University of London. He was Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal from its inception in 2000 before being appointed as its President in October 2013.
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Mr Justice Burton - President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal
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Appointment - Mr Justice Burton
HM The Queen has appointed Mr Justice Burton as President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal for five years until September 2018. Mr Justice Burton served as Vice President since the Tribunal's inception in 2000 in which key decisions were made in law and in policy as to how the Tribunal operates. At a time of heightened public interest in human rights and the way public authorities discharge their functions, his Presidency will be crucial to maintaining the high standards of the Tribunal and retaining public confidence in it.
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HM The Queen has appointed Mr Justice Burton as President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal for five years until.... (13 Oct 13)
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal - Obituary - John McInnes
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Appointment - Mr Justice Burton
HM The Queen has appointed Mr Justice Burton as President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal for five years until.... (13 Oct 13)
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