Lord Hoffmann

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Defamation Bill [HL]: Second Reading 9 Jul 2010

    My Lords, the House is greatly indebted to the noble Lord, Lord Lester, for raising the subject of defamation law for debate. I look forward to the contributions of the noble Baroness, Lady Hayter, and the noble Lord, Lord Willis. I made my maiden speech in this House on the Second Reading of the Defamation Bill in 1995, so I know something of how they feel. There are provisions in the Bill...
  • Supreme Court and Judicial Reforms 12 Feb 2004

    My Lords, on 2 April last year, the then Lord Chancellor gave evidence in another place to the Select Committee on the Lord Chancellor's Department. It was a considered statement of government policy and I have no doubt that, in accordance with the usual practice, it had been cleared with the Prime Minister's office in advance. He was asked about the constitutional position of the Lord...
  • Enterprise Bill 21 Oct 2002

    My Lords, I am contributing to the debate having been for seven years a judge of the Chancery Division and having had some experience of dealing with receiverships and administrations. I am anxious about two aspects of the amendments. The centrepiece of this area of the Bill is the part of the schedule that deals with the purposes of administration. When I first read those paragraphs, they...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee ( 5 Jun 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, European Union Committee (20 Nov 1995 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (20 Nov 1995 to 19 Nov 1998)

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