Lord Hodge, was appointed Deputy President of the Supreme Court in January 2020. He was originally appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court on 1 October 2013.
Lord Hodge was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1983 and appointed a KC in 1996. From 1997 to 2003, he was a part time Law Commissioner at the Scottish Law Commission. From 2000 to 2005 he was a Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey, and Procurator to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. He was a Senator of the College of Justice between 2005 and 2013. In that role he was a Commercial Judge and the Scottish Judge in Exchequer Causes. He also served as one of the Scottish Intellectual Property Judges and as a Judge in the Lands Valuation Appeal Court.
He was appointed President of the Expert Witness Institute in October 2020.