Judicial Appointments in January

Supreme Court Appointments

Master Robert Reed (The Rt Hon Lord Reed) has been appointed President of the Supreme Court with effect from 11 January 2020

Court of Appeal Appointments

High Court Appointments

Royal Courts of Justice Appointments

Lisa Sullivan (Master Sullivan) has been appointed a Master of the Queen’s bench Division, Royal Courts of Justice, with effect from 2 December 2019

Circuit Judge Appointments

District Judge Appointments

Louisa Ciecióra (District Judge [Magistrates’ Courts] Ciecióra) to be a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts), South Eastern Circuit, with effect from 3 February 2020

Simon Heptonstall (District Judge [Magistrates’ Courts] Heptonstall) has been appointed as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts), South Eastern Circuit, with effect from 3 February 2020

Mohammed Malek (District Judge Malek) has been appointed as a District Judge, Midland Circuit, with effect from 2 December 2019

Zoe Passfield (District Judge [Magistrates’ Courts] Passfield) has been appointed as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts), North Eastern Circuit, with effect from 28 January 2020

Sarah Turnock (District Judge [Magistrates’ Courts] Turnock) has been appointed as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts), South Eastern Circuit, with effect from 24 February 2020

Employment Judges

Tribunal Judges

Bruce Cossar (Judge Cossar) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, with effect from 13 January 2020

Leighton Hughes (Judge Leighton Hughes) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, with effect from 2 January 2020

Rebecca Anne Pickering (Judge Pickering) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Asylum Chamber, with effect from 3 February 2020

Stuart Scott (Judge Stuart Scott) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, with effect from 20 January 2020

Andrew Sheftel (Judge Sheftel) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Property Chamber, with effect from 24 February 2020

Recorder Appointments