Sir Nicholas Blake
|High Court Judge|
|Born||21 June 1949|
|Alma mater||Magdalene College, Cambridge|
Sir Nicholas John Gorrod Blake (born 21 June 1949), styled The Hon. Mr Justice Blake, is a retired judge of the High Court of England and Wales.
He was called to the bar at Middle Temple in 1974 and became a bencher there in 2002. He was made a QC in 1994, specialising in immigration, asylum and free movement and human rights law. He was a founding member of Matrix Chambers and first chair of its management committee. He was appointed as a special advocate and as a Deputy High Court judge in 2002, and judge of the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division) since 2007. From 2004 to 2013 he was a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.
Blake retired from the bench on 3 October 2017.
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