Mr Justice Treacy sworn in as Lord Justice of Appeal

RCJBelfastMr Justice Seamus Treacy has been sworn in as a judge of Northern Ireland’s Court of Appeal.

He is the third of three new judges whose appointments were approved in February.

The other two, Mr Justice Stephens and Mr Justice Deeny, were sworn in at the opening of the new legal year in September.

Mr Justice Treacy was educated at Queen’s University Belfast, called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1979 and took silk in 1999. He called to The Bar of Ireland in September 1990 and to the Inner Bar in 2000.

Mr Justice Treacy practised as a barrister from 1980, concentrating mainly on human rights, criminal law, judicial review and public inquiries. He was appointed as a High Court judge in 2007.