Judicial Appointments in May

Court of Appeal Appointments

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

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 Judges

Employment Judge Dawson (James Dawson) has been appointed as a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals with effect from 29 April 2019

Tribunal Judges

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.

Recorder Appointments