Judge Göran Lambertz

Former Chancellor of Justice



Judge Lars Göran Tomas Lambertz was the Chancellor of Justice (Swedish: justitiekansler) in Sweden between 2001 and 2009. He was serving as a judge on the Supreme Court of Sweden between 2009 and 2017.

Judge Lambertz was born in Kisa in Östergötland County. He received a Candidate of Law (Swedish: juris kandidat) from Uppsala University in 1976. He became an Assessor at the Svea Court of Appeal (Swedish: Svea hovrätt) and was employed at the Swedish Ministry of Justice the same year.

In 1994 Judge Lambertz was appointed as Assistant Undersecretary (Swedish: departementsråd) and in 1997 as director-general for legal affairs (Swedish: rättschef) at the Ministry of Justice.

He was appointed as Chancellor of Justice on 1 October 2001. He stepped down in 2009, becoming a judge in the supreme court instead.

"Begging, Human Rights and International Law"

Göran Lambertz, Judge of the Supreme Court of Sweden
July 09th, 2014

An Interview with Judge Göran Lambert

Göran Lambertz, Judge of the Supreme Court of Sweden
November 08th, 2014