Vivian Ramsey

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Sir Vivian Arthur Ramsey
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Born (1950-05-24) 24 May 1950 (age 71)

Sir Vivian Arthur Ramsey FREng [1] (born 24 May 1950), [2] is a former judge of the High Court of England and Wales [3] and former civil engineer.

Education and early career

He was educated at Abingdon School and then after gaining a degree in Engineering Science and Economics from Oriel College, Oxford he enjoyed a notable career in civil engineering working with Ove Arup in both London and Libya.

Legal career

Sir Vivian was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1979, joined Keating Chambers in 1981 and took Silk in 1992. He was declared Construction Silk of the Year by Construction Design in 1992. He was made a Bencher of Middle Temple in 2002 and served as Head of Keating Chambers (2003–2005). Ramsey was appointed to the Queen's Bench Division in 2005 and received the customary knighthood. As a specialist in construction law, Sir Vivian was assigned to the Technology and Construction Court and was subsequently made Judge in charge of the Court in 2007. He was appointed a Fellow [4] of the Royal Academy of Engineering [5] in 2013.

Other work

He was on the governing body of Abingdon School from 2009 to 2016. [6]

See also


  1. ^ "List of Fellows".
  2. ^ "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 24 May 2013. Archived from the original on 24 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2014. Mr Justice Ramsey 63
  3. ^ "High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Sir Vivian Arthur Ramsey". Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  4. ^ "List of Fellows".
  5. ^ "List of Fellows".
  6. ^ "Governor Profile" (PDF). Abingdon School.

External links

[[Category:Governors of Abingdon School]