Judicial Appointments in December

Court of Appeal Appointments

High Court Appointments

Master Choudhury (The Honourable Mr Justice Choudhury) has been appointed President of the Employment Appeals Tribunal with effect from 1 January 2019

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

Master MacDonald (The Hon Mr Justice MacDonald) has been appointed as the Family Division Liaison Judge for the Northern Circuit with effect from 1 February 2019

Master Simler (The Honourable Mrs Justice Simler) will stand down as President of the Employment Appeals Tribunal on 31 December 2018 having served 3 years as President

Royal Courts of Justice Appointments

Circuit Judge Appointments

His Honour Judge Thomas Crowther QC resigned as a Circuit Judge with effect from 6 December 2018

Her Honour Judge Raeside has been appointed Designated Family Judge for Surrey with effect from 1 January 2019.

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