Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, 1964
Queen's Counsel, 1983
Bencher of the Inner Temple, 1989
Judge of the High Court, Queen's Bench Division, 1992-9
Lord Justice of Appeal, 1999-2011
Judge ad hoc of the European Court of Human Rights
Member ad hoc of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
Member, International Commission on Mercenaries, 1976
Visiting professorial Fellow, Warwick University, 1981
President, National Reference Tribunals for the Coalmining Industry, 1983-8
A director, Public Law Project, 1989-93
Distinguished Visitor, Hong Kong University, 1992
Chair, Bar Council sex discrimination committee, 1992-5
Vice-President, Administrative Law bar Association, 1992-
Hon. Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 1997-
Laskin Visiting Professor, Osgoode Hall law school, Canada, 1997
Visiting fellow, Victoria University, NZ, 1998.
President, British Institute of Human Rights, 2000-
Chair, British Council Committee on Governance, 2002-5
President, Constitutional Law Group, 2006-
Knight Bachelor 1992
Privy Counsellor 1999
Honorary doctorates: North London, Nottingham Trent, Bristol, Warwick, Durham, Hull, Southampton, Exeter, Essex.
Honorary Professor, Cardiff University (1993-), Warwick University (1994- )
Distinguished judicial visitor, UCL (1999-)
Articles in journals including LQR, Public Law, MLR, ILJ, JLS and the London Review of Books.
Chapters in collections and festschrifts.
From Burgos Gaol (poems by Marcos Ana and Vidal de Nicolas, translated) 1964
The Seeds of Love (anthology) 1967
A Spark in the Ashes (ed with Lawrence Kaplan) (the writings of John Warr), 1992
The Making and Remaking of the British Consitution (with Lord Nolan; the 1996 Radcliffe Lectures) 1997
Freedom, Law and Justice (the Hamlyn Lectures) 1998
Ashes and Sparks (collected essays and lectures) 2011