Definition of Lord Justice in English:

Lord Justice

(also Lord Justice of Appeal)


  • (in the UK) a judge in the Court of Appeal.

    • ‘Peers voted 109 to 105 to back a move by a former Lord Justice of Appeal aimed at protecting accused individuals who were subsequently not charged or found not guilty.’
    • ‘I should certainly share the regret of the Lords Justices if I were compelled to think such important forward contracts as the present could have no legal effect, and were mere ‘gentlemen's agreements’ or honourable obligations.’’
    • ‘Neither of the other Lords Justices expressed any view on that matter.’
    • ‘These views were, as the Lords Justices themselves acknowledged, not necessary for determining the appeal, but they are entitled to a good deal of respect.’
    • ‘In January this year he was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal.’
    judge, magistrate, her honour, his honour, your honour
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