The Rt Hon Lord (Peter) Millett




Fellow type

Honorary Fellow


Honorary Fellow, Alumnus 1951 Law


Baron Millett is a non-permanent judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal and a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary and a barrister.

He was a member of the Law Commission working party on co-ownership of the matrimonial home in 1972 and 1973 and appointed a Queen’s Counsel in the following year. From 1977 to 1982, Millett was member of the Department of Trade Insolvency Law Review Committee. In 1986, he became a judge of the High Court of Justice and was knighted. He was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal and a member of the Privy Council in 1994. On 1 October 1998, he was appointed as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, receiving additionally a life peerage with the title Baron Millett, of St Marylebone in the City of Westminster. He retired as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in January 2004. He has been a Non-permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal since 2000.

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