The Baron Judge, PC, who died 7 November, 2023, aged 82, was the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the head of the judiciary, 2008-2013. He was previously President of the Queen's Bench Division, at the time a newly created post assuming responsibilities transferred from the office of Lord Chief Justice. From 2019 to 2023, he served as Convenor of the Crossbench peers in the House of Lords. Igor Judge, who was born 19 May, 1941, was created a life peer in 2008 as Baron Judge, of Draycote in the county of Warwickshire. He sat as a crossbencher in the Lords.