The Hon. Mr. Justice Peter Charleton

The Supreme Court of Ireland

Mr. Justice Charleton graduated from Trinity College Dublin 1980 in legal science. Barrister for 26 years. Took silk 1995 and appointed to the High Court in 2006; sat in the commercial division 2008 – 2014. Appointed to the Supreme Court in June 2014. Tribunal chairman on police corruption February 2017 - June 2018, returned to Supreme Court after publishing two reports. Mr. Justice Charleton has authored numerous papers on intellectual property, family law, criminal law and constitutional law. He was chairman of the Advisory Council of the National Archives of Ireland 2010-2016. Mr. Justice Charleton has lectured at Trinity College, the National University of Ireland, Fordham University, the National Judges’ College of China, and for overseas programmes of Chicago-Kent, Kansas City University, Washington State University and other law schools.