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The Honourable Mrs Justice (Julia) Dias


Julia Dias
Fellow type
Honorary Fellow

Honorary Fellow, alumna 1978 Law


The Honourable Mrs Justice Julia Dias is the first alumna of Trinity Hall to be appointed a High Court Judge, having read Law from 1978-81 here, gaining a triple first. Alongside excelling in her studies, Justice Dias gained a half-blue in tennis and was Secretary of the University Chamber Orchestra. Called to the Bar in 1982, she rapidly gained a formidable reputation before making silk in 2008. She has held numerous positions in legal bodies, was elected a Governing Bencher in the Inner Temple in 2012 and from March 2023 the King approved the appointment of a Justice of the High Court to Justice Dias.