Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Charles Falconer

Charles Falconer



Address as

Lord Falconer

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5159


Lords career

Solicitor General 1997-98; Minister of State and Government Spokesperson for: Cabinet Office 1998-2001, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (Minister for Housing, Planning and Regeneration) 2001-02, Home Office (Criminal Justice, Sentencing and Law Reform) 2002-03; Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs/Justice and Lord Chancellor 2003-07; Opposition Spokesperson for Justice (Constitutional Issues/DPM) 2010-

Councils, public bodies

Chair, Commission on Assisted Dying 2010-

International bodies

Vice-President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch)

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Falconer of Thoroton, of Thoroton in the County of Nottinghamshire 1997

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, NewcastleGateshead's City Development Company

Senior Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Chair, Thames Gateway London Partnership

Chair, Amicus Horizon, Kent

5: Land and property

2 flats in London

Cottage in Nottinghamshire

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Visitor, Queen's College, Cambridge

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Trustee, John Smith Memorial Trust

Trustee, Planting Promise