first_imgProfessor Andrew Burrows, a fellow of All Souls College, hasbeen appointed to the Supreme Court. A Barrister and Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple, ProfessorBurrows is Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford. He will jointhe Supreme Court on 2nd June 2020. Burrows is the main editor of the compendium EnglishPrivate Law which produces textbooks on English contract law and the legaltreatise A Restatement of the English law of Unjust Enrichment. Queen Elizabeth made four new appointments on the advice ofoutgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, including Lord Hamblen, Lord Leggatt, and LordReed, a Scottish judge, who will become the next president of the SupremeCourt. An alumnus of both Brasenose College, Oxford, and HarvardUniversity, his work focuses on private law. center_img Succeeding Baroness Hale, Lord Reed has sat in the SupremeCourt since 2012 and served as deputy president for the past year. Popular amongst judges, Baroness Hale said in her 2017Hamlyn Lecture at the University of Exeter: “there are few, if any, legalscholars whose writings are more frequently cited in our courts.” While Lord Hamblen and Lord Leggatt already sit in theappeal court, Professor Burrows has sat as a part time Deputy High Court Judgefor more than 20 years and he was a Law Commissioner for England and Wales.last_img read more