[Book] : Norman Birkett : the life of Lord Birkett of Ulverston. HYDE, H. Montgomery 1964
Birkett, Sir Wm. Norman, Lord Birkett of Ulverstron (1883-1962): Before being knighted and raised to the bench in 1941, Birkett had been one of the most well paid and well recognized trial lawyers at the bar in England. In 1946 he was one of the two judges apointed by the British to go to Nuremberg.