Lady Justice Anne Rafferty
Chancellor of the University of Sheffield
Lady Justice Rafferty has an illustrious career in British law spanning four decades. The first woman Chair of the Criminal Bar Association, she was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990 and a Recorder the following year. In 1999, she was promoted to Deputy High Court Judge before her appointment to the High Court of Justice in 2000. She received the customary accolade of the realm as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).