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Lord Chancellor

Brit Government the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords
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Thus, in the midst of the mud and at the heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor in his High Court of Chancery.
Tangle," says the Lord High Chancellor, latterly something restless under the eloquence of that learned gentleman.
He was also a councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532.
He held many high-profile posts at court and in parliament, including Lord High Chancellor of Scotland.
While conservative David Maxwell Fyfe, aka Viscount Kilmuir, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain from 1954 to 1962, made some poor and unpopular decisions in his career, he was also a successful prosecutor at Nuremberg, promoted European unity, and was one of the principal architects of the European Convention on Human Rights.
In Dunkerley's report, he analyzes a letter sent by coroner Sir Robert Owen to the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
Indeed, as a former Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Lord Irvine of Lairg, has well remarked: 'ADR is not a panacea for settling all kinds of disputes'.