The life peerage awarded to Dame Sue Lascelles Carr, DBE, PC, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baroness Carr of Walton-on-the-Hill, of Walton-on-the-Hill in the County of Surrey.
Baroness Carr of Walton-on-the-Hill (born 1 September, 1964), is a judge who has served as Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales since 1 October 2023. She is the first woman to serve as the head of the judiciary of England and Wales since the inception of the office of Lord Chief Justice in the 13th century. Carr previously served as a High Court judge from 2013 to 2020 and a Lady Justice of Appeal from 2020 to 2023.
Dame Sue chose to be styled Lady Chief Justice and succeeded Lord Burnett of Maldon on 1 October, 2023. Her swearing-in on 2 October, 2023, was the first time that the ceremony was livestreamed. On 6 November, 2023, she was created Baroness Carr of Walton-on-the-Hill, of Walton-on-the-Hill in the County of Surrey.