Master of the Rolls


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Master of the Rolls

(in England) a judge of the court of appeal: the senior civil judge in the country and the Keeper of the Records at the Public Record Office
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The appeal continues before Master of the Rolls Lord Dyson.
He was the Chancellor of St Asaph and Master of the Rolls to Charles the First.
However, the Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger and Lord Justice Sedley ruled the High Court judge had "erred in his approach" and allowed Mr Singh's appeal.
But at the Court of Appeal at a hearing in January, a panel of judges headed by the Master of the Rolls, Lord Neuberger, told him all he had to show was that what he wanted fell within existing law.
The council appealed against the decision, and hopes to overturn the ruling at the Court of Appeal before the Master of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Peter Clarke.
Sir Anthony Clarke, the Master of the Rolls who heads the civil Court of Appeal, called for comments from the legal profession on a new protocol to try to avoid large numbers of homeowners facing court action because of mortgage arrears following the credit crunch.
Yesterday, the Master of the Rolls Sir Anthony Clarke, Lord Justice Brooke and Lady Justice Arden held that the court was bound by an existing decision of the House of Lords.
It was agreed that she would continue receiving the drug - said to halve the chances of a recurrence of her form of breast cancer - pending the ruling by the Master of the Rolls Sir Anthony Clarke, Lord Justice Brooke and Lord Justice Buxton.
Former Master of the Rolls Lord Donaldson said Archer should be able to seek judicial review of the decision, which has seen him confined to Wayland Prison in Norfolk, rather than the more comfortable conditions of an open jail.
Lord Dyson, the Master of the Rolls, and two other appeal judges opened up the possibility that the royal correspondence could soon be revealed to the public gaze.
However, the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, pointed out that Finnigan, from Sunderland, had been able to communicate well enough to sell cannabis to undercover police officers and dismissed all his claims as groundless.
Master of the Rolls Lord Justice Dyson said: "The core information in this story was a public interest matter which the electorate was entitled to know when considering his fitness for high public office."

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