Judicial Appointments

Supreme Court Appointments

Court of Appeal Appointments

Master William Davis (The Hon Mr Justice William Davis) has been appointed Lord Justice of Appeal

The Rt Hon Lord Justice David Richards retires as Lord Justice of Appeal with effect from 10 June 2021

International Court Appointments

Master Joanna Korner (Her Honour Judge Korner CMG QC) has been elected to serve as a judge of the International Criminal Court, 2021 – 2030

High Court Appointments

Master Martin Griffiths (The Hon Mr Justice Martin Griffiths) has been appointed Presiding Judge for the Wales Circuit where he will succeed Mr Justice Picken.

Royal Courts of Justice Appointments

Circuit Judge Appointments

His Honour Judge (Sean) Hale has been appointed as a Circuit Judge, North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Combined Court Centre with effect from 30 July 2021

Master Nigel Lithman (His Honour Judge Nigel Lithman QC) retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 11 August 2021

His Honour Judge Simon Peter Newell retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 1 July 2021

District Judge Appointments

Tribunal Judges

Elisabeth Bussey-Jones (Tribunal Judge Bussey-Jones) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Health, Education and Social Care Chamber, to exercise the Mental Health Jurisdiction within that Chamber with effect from 7 June 2021

Thomas Cole (Judge Thomas Cole) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber with effect from 22 June 2021

Daniel Dyal (Employment Judge Dyal) has been appointed as a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales), London South Region with effect from 21 June 2021

Jonathon Holmes (Resident Judge Jonathon Holmes) has been appointed as a Resident Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber with effect from 1 September 2021

David Maxwell (Employment Judge Maxwell) has been appointed as a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales). South East Region with effect from 8 September 2021

Recorder Appointments