Robert Carnwath

Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE

Robert Carnwath

Robert Carnwath, Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill, is a Visiting Professor in Practice at the Grantham Research Institute at LSE. In this role he aims to use his extensive legal experience and connections to promote the role of the law in combatting climate change.

Lord Carnwath has been a practising lawyer for 50 years, 24 as a barrister and 26 as a judge at all levels up to the Supreme Court (where he served from 2012 until 2020). During this time he has also served as Attorney-General to HRH the Prince of Wales, Chairman of the Law Commission of England and Wales, and Senior President of Tribunals.


Lord Carnwath is an Hon Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Hon Professor of UCL; Visiting Professor of Oxford University; and Hon Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music.