THE HON LORD RICHARDSON (MARTIN RICHARSON)

 

Lord Richardson was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Courts in February, 2021.

He studied at Edinburgh University (LL.B) and Universiteit Leiden (LL.M). He practised as a solicitor from 2000 and, following a stage at the European Commission, became an advocate in 2003.

During his career as an advocate, he specialised in commercial law and was Standing Junior to the Scottish Government and to the Office of the Advocate General. He was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel in 2017. Between 2016 and 2018, he served as an advocate depute.