Judge of the High Court 1981
Legal Assessor, General Medical Council 1976-81
Presiding Judge, Wales and Chester Circuit 1984
Chairman of the Law Commission 1985-89
Lord Justice of Appeal 1989-2000
Chairman of the Supreme Court Procedure Committee
Chairman of the joint Judiciary / Bar Report on ADR
Author of papers on Law Reform, Treasure Trove, and Contingency Fees.
His practice included work in the fields of personal injury, clinical negligence, product and public liability, insurance and reinsurance, construction and engineering.