Lord Dyson has been appointed as the next Master of the Rolls, with effect from 1 October. He will succeed Lord Neuberger, who is to become the new President of the Supreme Court from the same date when Lord Phillips steps down from the role. It is not yet known who will fill the vacancy left by Lord Dyson on the Supreme Court bench.
Lord Dyson was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2001 and has been a Justice of the Supreme Court since April 2010. Lord Neuberger was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2004, became a Law Lord in 2006 and then Master of the Rolls in 2009.