Master Victoria Sharp (The Rt Hon Lady Justice Sharp DBE) has been appointed as President of the Queen’s Bench Division from 23 June 2019. She will be the first woman President of the Queen’s Bench Division
Judicial Appointments in May
Court of Appeal Appointments
High Court Appointments
Master Slade (The Hon Dame Elizabeth Slade DBE) retires from the High Court (Queen’s Bench) with effect from 13 May 2019
Royal Courts of Justice Appointments
Circuit Judge Appointments
His Honour Ian Grainger retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 1 May
District Judge Appointments
Employment Judge Dawson (James Dawson) has been appointed as a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals with effect from 29 April 2019
Upper Tribunal Judge Blundell (Mark Blundell) has been appointed to be a Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, with effect from 28 May 2019.
Judge Michael Dineen retires retires as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) with effect from 13 April 2019. He was President of the Council of Immigration Judges from 2011 to 2013.
Upper Tribunal Judge Pickup (David Pickup) has been appointed to be a Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, with effect from 28 May 2019.