President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf Somalia Vice-President Xue Hanqin China Judge Peter Tomka Slovakia Judge Ronny Abraham France Judge Mohamed Bennouna Morocco Judge Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade Brazil
Judge Joan E. Donoghue United States of America Judge Giorgio Gaja Italy Judge Julia Sebutinde Uganda Judge Dalveer Bhandari India
Judge Patrick Lipton Robinson Jamaica Judge James Richard Crawford Australia Judge Kirill Gevorgian Russian Federation Judge Nawaf Salam Lebanon Judge Yuji Iwasawa Japan
Lord Justice Sales Sir Philip Sales was educated at the Royal Grammar School in Guildford, before reading law at both Churchill College, Cambridge, and Worcester College, Oxford. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales at Lincoln's Inn in 1985 and was appointed First Treasury Junior Counsel in 1997. He was an Assistant Recorder from 1999 to 2001, Recorder from 2001 and 2008, and Deputy High Court Judge from 2004 and 2008.
Lord Justice Sales became a Queen's Counsel in 2006 and continued to act in the re-named post of First Treasury Counsel Common Law until his appointment to the High Court, Chancery Division in 2008. He was a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal between 2008 and 2015, and Vice-President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal between 2014 and 2015.
Between 2009 and 2014 he served as Deputy Chair of the Boundary Commission for England. He was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2014.
Lord Justice Kitchin After studying Natural Sciences and Law at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, Sir David Kitchin was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1977. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1994 and was elected a Bencher of Gray's Inn in 2003. His practice covered all aspects of intellectual property including patents, trade marks, copyright, designs and trade secrets.
Lord Justice Kitchin was appointed a judge of the High Court, Chancery Division in 2005 and Senior Judge of the Patents Court in 2007. From 2009 to 2011 he was the Chancery Supervising Judge for the Midland, Wales and Western Circuits and, during that time, was also a member of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office. He was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2011 and was the Lord Justice responsible for the supervision of intellectual property appeals.
Lord Justice Kitchin is the Chair of the Advisory Council of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London and has been awarded an honorary LL.D. by that university. He is also an honorary fellow of Fitzwilliam College.
Lady Justice Arden Dame Mary Arden read law at Girton College Cambridge and Harvard Law School. She grew up in Liverpool. She was called to the Bar in 1971, became a Queen's Counsel in 1986, and served as Attorney General of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1991 and 1993. She served on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales from 2000 to 2018.
Her judicial career began in 1993 when she was appointed to the High Court of Justice of England and Wales as the first woman judge assigned to the Chancery Division. Alongside her judicial experience, she has written extensively on how the law keeps pace with social change. Her two-volume book Shaping Tomorrow's Law was published in 2015. It drew strongly on her knowledge of law reform, which she began to develop while serving as Chairman of the Law Commission of England and Wales from 1996 to 1999.
From 2005 to 2018 Lady Justice Arden was Judge in Charge, currently Head of International Judicial Relations for England and Wales. She has organised bilateral exchanges between the senior Judiciary of the UK and the judiciaries of leading national and supranational courts overseas. She became a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague in 2011, and is an ad hoc UK judge of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.