The President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal is pleased to announce that the Lord Chancellor has appointed 3 new members to the panel of chairmen of the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
The new members are:
Bridget Lucas QC
Justin Turner QC
Andrew Young QC (Scotland)
1. About the new members:
Bridget Lucas QC was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1989 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018. A member of Fountain Court Chambers, her practice has covered a wide range of company and commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work. Her cases have included civil fraud matters; company, restructuring and insolvency matters; regulatory and investigations (including financial services), and disputes involving the insurance, telecommunications and energy sectors.
Justin Turner QC was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1992 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2009. A member of 3 New Square, he specialises in all aspects of intellectual property litigation with a particular interest in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. In addition to the UK courts he has appeared before the European Patent Office and the Court of Justice of the European Union and is an editor of Terrell on the Law of Patents. Prior to being called to the Bar he obtained a PhD in immunology and virology. He is a former a member of GTAC (the Gene Therapy Advisory Committee) and a former director of UK Anti-Doping.
Andrew Young QC was called to the Scottish Bar in 1992 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2007. He was the standing junior to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1995-97 and to HM Customs & Excise 1997-2006. His practice covers a wide range of commercial and tax litigation alongside clinical negligence, professional negligence and high value personal injuries. He sits as a Chairman of the Police Appeals Tribunal.
2. Appointments to the panel of chairmen are made by the Lord Chancellor pursuant to section 12 of the Enterprise Act 2002 upon the recommendation of the Judicial Appointments Commission and following an open competition. The appointments are part-time and the current rate of remuneration is £600 per day.