Lady Hale (born January 31, 1945) is a British Judge from Leeds (Yorkshire, UK). She is serving in the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on the President Position since 2017. She was the Lord of Ordinary Appeal in the House of Lords in 2004.
Furthermore, she handled the duties until 2009 then she transferred. She feels proud to be the only woman to be in the Law Lord. In 2013, she made the Deputy President of the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court.
On October 2, 2017, she swore as the President. She selected among other judicial personalities Lady Black and Lady Arden. Meanwhile, she appointed the Honorary President of the Cambridge Law University in 2015.
She is also the Non-Permanent Judge in the Court of Final Appeal, Hong Kong. Therefore, she is the first woman over there to handle the position. Hale also is known as Baroness Hale of Richmond and Brenda Marjorie Hale.
Childhood, Parents & Education
Brenda Marjorie Hale was born on the 31st of January 1945 in Leeds, Yorkshire (United Kingdom). Both of her father and mother were headteachers. She lived in Reeds with her two sisters. Then, they moved to Richmond.
She made her mind and took her admission at the Richmond High School for Girls (Richmond School). After that, Hale moved to the Girton College, Cambridge.
She got the proper knowledge from there. On the other hand, she was among the 6 girls in the college and she topped over there.
Spouse, Marriage, Children & Personal Life
Hale married twice in her lifetime. Furthermore, her first husband was Anthony Hoggett (m. 1968; div. 1992). She found her soulmate in Julian Farrand (m. 1992). Moreover, she has one child.
|Real Full Birth Name||Brenda Marjorie Hale.|
|Nick name||Brenda & Lady Hale.|
|Profession||President of the Supreme Court, United Kingdom.|
|Famous for||She gave verdict in the UK Parliament suspension case.|
|Age (As of 2019)||74 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 31, 1945.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Leeds (Yorkshire, United Kingdom).|
|Current Residence||London, United Kingdom.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 56 Kg.
Pounds: 124 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Parents||Father: Will Update.
Mother: Name Not Known.
|Siblings||Sister: Two Sisters (Name Not Known).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married Since 1992.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Anthony Hoggett (m. 1968; div. 1992).
2. Julian Farrand (m. 1992).
|Children||One Child (Will Update Soon).|
|Highest Qualification||Degree in Law.|
|School||Richmond High School for Girls (Richmond School).|
|Alma Mater.||Girton College, Cambridge.|
|Residential Information||Lives in London, UK.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lady Hale
- She got the job offer at the University of Manchester (Assistant Lecturer).
- Then, Brenda worked as a part-time barrister.
- She promoted on the Law Professor place in Manchester.
- Meanwhile, she inducted in the Law Commission as the youngest member at that time.
- She went to the Queen’s Counsel in 1989.
- On the other hand, she discussed the family law cases in the commission for nine years.
- She was also the recorder in 1989 of the part-time Circuit Judge.
- Later on, she judged the cases of the Family Division (High Court of Justice, 1994).
- She luckily made her entry in the Privy Council.
- In addition to this, she is the second women to do so after Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss.
- She was the first female to get an appointment in the Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2004).
- Lady Hale argued on the Sex Disqualification removal act (1919).
- Still, she strongly objected the ideas connected with positive discrimination.
- She promoted the growth of the minority stayed in the United Kingdom.
- Meanwhile, she delivered a lecture at the University of Essex related to human rights.
- Hale honored with the doctorate law degrees by the University of Hull (2006), University of Kent (2011), University of Worchester (2016), York St John University (2018) and Edge Hill University (2019).
- Brenda penned the books Women and the Law, The Family Law & Society, and Mental Health Law.