Trinity Fellow, Professor Sarah Worthington, QC, has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
Professor Worthington is the Downing Professor of the Laws of England and Director of the Cambridge Private Law Centre. She has been a Fellow of Trinity since 2011.
She is a specialist in commercial equity and corporate law, with a particular interest in personal property, secured financing and corporate and contract governance. In the High Court she will sit in the Chancery Division. The appointment as a Deputy High Court Judge is for a fixed four-year term.
Senior Tutor and a Fellow in Law at Trinity, Professor Catherine Barnard, said:
Trinity students will benefit even more from being taught by Professor Worthington, an excellent academic, who can now offer personal insights from the bench as to how the law is interpreted and applied.