- Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate
The Right Honourable
The Lord Saville of Newdigate
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom In office
Monarch Elizabeth II Preceded by Position created Succeeded by Lord Wilson of Culworth Lord of Appeal in Ordinary In office
Preceded by The Lord Mustill Succeeded by Position eliminated Lord Justice of Appeal In office
High Court Judge In office
Personal details Born Mark Oliver Saville
20 March 1936
Nationality British Spouse(s) Jill Gray Alma mater Brasenose College, Oxford Occupation Judge Profession Barrister Military service Service/branch Army Years of service 1954–56 Rank Second Lieutenant Unit Royal Sussex Regiment
- "Lord Saville" redirects here. For the hereditary peers, see Baron Savile.
Saville was born on 20 March 1936 to Kenneth Vivian Saville and Olivia Sarah Frances Gray, and educated at Rye Grammar School. He undertook National Service in the Royal Sussex Regiment between 1954 and 1956 at the rank of Second Lieutenant. He studied at Brasenose College, Oxford, graduating with first class honours in law (Bachelor of Arts) and a Bachelor of Civil Law degree, and where he won the Vinerian Scholarship. He was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1962, becoming a Bencher in 1983, and became a Queen's Counsel in 1975. He co-edited Essays in Honour of Sir Brian Neill: the Quintessential Judge with Brian Susskind, former Gresham Professor of Law, and contributed to Civil Court Service 2007.
Saville was appointed a Judge of the High Court in 1985 and, as is tradition, was knighted at this time. In 1994, he became a Lord Justice of Appeal, a judge of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, and was appointed to the Privy Council, affording him the title, The Right Honourable. In 1997, he replaced Lord Mustill as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, receiving a life peerage as Baron Saville of Newdigate. He and nine other Lords of Appeal in Ordinary became Justices of the Supreme Court upon that body's inauguration on 1 October 2009.
Between 1994 and 1996 Saville chaired a committee on arbitration law that led to the Arbitration Act 1996.
Bloody Sunday Inquiry
On 29 January 1998, Lord Saville of Newdigate was appointed to chair the second Bloody Sunday Inquiry, a public inquiry commissioned by Prime Minister Tony Blair into Bloody Sunday, an incident in 1972 in Derry, Northern Ireland, when twenty-seven people were shot by members of the 1st Battalion of the British Parachute Regiment, resulting in fourteen deaths. The previous inquiry, the Widgery Tribunal, had been described by nationalists as a whitewash. Other members of the panel were Sir Edward Somers, former judge of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand, and William Lloyd Hoyt, former Chief Justice of New Brunswick.
The inquiry came into controversy for attempts to force journalists Alex Thomson, Lena Ferguson and Toby Harnden to disclose their sources, and for its twelve-year length. Its report was published on 15 June 2010 at a cost of £195 million.
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- ^ Gibb, Frances (14 June 2010). "Lord Saville — an outstanding legal mind defined by Bloody Sunday inquiry". The Times (London). http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article7150008.ece. Retrieved 16 June 2010.
- ^ Toby Harnden (13 February 2004). "'Lord Saville should be ashamed'". The Guardian (London). http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2004/feb/13/pressandpublishing.northernireland. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- ^ Sharrock, David (7 November 2008). "Bloody Sunday inquiry delays report again, four years after hearing evidence". The Times (London). http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article5098399.ece. Retrieved 20 July 2009.
- ^ "Bloody Sunday Report Published.". BBC News. 15 June 2010. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/10320609.stm. Retrieved 15 June 2010.
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