Lord Hope of Craighead

Lord Hope of Craighead

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Hope of Craighead KT


David Hope



Joined the Lords

28 February 1995

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 0620


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (Chairman) Lords 2014-15
Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2014-15
Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (L) Lords 2014-
Personal Service Companies Lords 2013-14
European Union Committee (L) Lords 1998-01
EU Sub-Committee E Lords 1998-01

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Deputy President Supreme Court of the United Kingdom 2009-13
Second Senior Law Lord House of Lords 2009-09
Lord of Appeal in Ordinary House of Lords 1996-09
Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General of Scotland 1989-96
Dean Faculty of Advocates 1986-89

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association 2003-06
Chancellor University of Strathclyde 1998-13

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
European Union
Parliament, government and politics

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Faculty of Advocates, as an arbitrator
    • Door Tenant, Brick Court Chambers, London, as an arbitrator
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, The Bute House Trust
    • Council Member, Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association