Adrian Fulford

Sir Adrian Bruce Fulford PC (born 8 January 1953), styled The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Fulford, is a Lord Justice of Appeal and became, in 2017, the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner,[1] a post he held until October 2019, when he became Vice-President of the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division), in succession to Lady Justice Hallett DBE.[2]


Lord Justice Fulford

Investigatory Powers Commissioner
Assumed office
3 March 2017
Nominated byLord Thomas
as Lord Chief Justice
Appointed byTheresa May
as Prime Minister
Lord Justice of Appeal
Assumed office
10 May 2013
Nominated byDavid Cameron
as Prime Minister
Appointed byElizabeth II
Judge of the International Criminal Court
In office
11 March 2003  11 March 2012
Nominated byLord Irvine of Lairg
as Lord Chancellor
Appointed byAssembly of States Parties
Justice of the High Court of Justice
Assumed office
21 November 2002
Nominated byTony Blair
as Prime Minister
Appointed byElizabeth II
Personal details
Born
Adrian Bruce Fulford

(1953-01-08) 8 January 1953 (age 68)
Alma materUniversity of Southampton

Previously, he was a judge of the International Criminal Court in The Hague from 2003–12, the Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales from January 2016 to March 2017, and former member of the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL).