Christopher Nugee

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BornChristopher George Nugee
23 January 1959
Alma materCorpus Christi College (Oxford)

Sir Christopher Nugee (born 23 January 1959), officially styled The Honourable Mr Justice Nugee, is a Judge of the High Court of England and Wales.[1]

The second son of Edward Nugee TD QC,[2] he was educated at Radley College before going to Corpus Christi College, Oxford, graduating as Bachelor of Arts (BA) and was a recipient of the Eldon Scholarship.[3] He later pursued legal studies at City University (London) (Dip Law).[4]

He was called to the Bar at Inner Temple in 1983 and appointed QC in 1998 before becoming a Bencher of the Inns of Court in 2003.[5]

Nugee has been a Justice of the High Court of England and Wales (Chancery Division) since 2013,[6] and was appointed Knight Bachelor in the 2014 Special Honours.[7]

In 1991, Nugee married Labour Party politician Emily Thornberry. They have three children, and live in Islington, in the north London constituency which his wife represents as Member of Parliament.

He is the brother of John Nugee, Andrew Nugee, and Lieutenant General Richard Nugee CBE (British Army).[8]


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