The Hon Lady Poole (Anna Poole)

Lady Poole was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Courts in January 2020.

She is a graduate of Oxford University, and practised first as a solicitor in London and then Edinburgh before becoming an advocate in 1998. She developed a civil practice, specialising in public law.  She served as First Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2012

In 2014 she became a part-time First Tier Tribunal judge in the Social Entitlement Chamber and in 2018 became an Upper Tribunal judge in the Administrative Appeals Chamber.