Judicial Appointments in November

Court of Appeal Appointments

Master Nicholas Green (Mr Justice Green) has been appointed Lord Justice of Appeal

Master Simler (Mrs Justice Simler) has been appointed Lady Justice of Appeal

High Court Appointments

Jason Coppel QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Her Honour Judge Johannah Cutts QC will be appointed a Justice of the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division from 1 October

Master Dias (Julia Dias QC) has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Francis Fitzpatrick QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Clive Freedman QC has been appointed a Justice of the High Court with effect from 22 October 2018.

Samuel Grodzinski QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Mathew Gullick has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Master Henke (Ruth Henke QC) has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

David Holland QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

John Kimbell QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Master Lavender (The Hon Mr Justice Lavender) has been appointed Presiding Judge to the North Eastern Circuit from 1 January 2019

Clive Sheldon QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge

Master Jonathan Swift (Jonathan Swift QC) will be appointed a Justice of the High Court, to the Queen’s Bench Division from 1 October

Royal Courts of Justice Appointments

Alexandra Beldam has been appointed to be the Registrar of Criminal Appeals, Master of the Crown Office and Queen’s Coroner & Attorney Appointment at the Royal Courts of Justice with effect from 5 November 2018.

Circuit Judge Appointments

His Honour Judge Nicholas Jones retires as a Circuit Judge

His Honour Judge Michael Topolski QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 17 October 2018.

District Judge Appointments

Timothy Walsh has been appointed to be a District Judge on the Western Circuit, based at Yeovil County and Family Court with effect from 12 November 2018

Salaried Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

Recorder Appointments