Judicial Appointments in September

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

Master Sue Carr (The Hon Mrs Justice Carr DBE) has been appointed Lady Justice of Appeal from Autumn 2019

Master James Dingemans (The Hon Mr Justice Dingemans) has been appointed Lord Justice of Appeal from Autumn 2019

Master Andrew Popplewell (The Hon Mr Justice Popplewell) has been appointed Lord Justice of Appeal from Autumn 2019

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 Russell Coleman (Russell Adam Coleman SC) was appointed as Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court in Hong Kong, from 2 April 2019

Her Honour Judge Eady QC (Jennifer Eady QC) has been appointed as a High Court Judge, with effect from 1 October 2019

Master Griffiths (Martin Griffiths QC) has been appointed as a High Court Judge, with effect from 1 October 2019

Master Foster (Alison Foster QC) has been appointed as a High Court Judge, with effect from 1 October 2019

Royal Courts of Justice Appointments

Circuit Judge Appointments

Master Simon Bourne-Arton (His Honour Judge Bourne-Arton QC) retires as a Senior Circuit Judge with effect from 6 September 2019

Her Honour Judge Crabb (Samantha Crabb) has been appointed as a Circuit Judge, South Eastern Circuit, with effect from 8 October 2019

District Judge Appointments

District Judge Atherton (Ian Atherton) retires from the District Bench with effect from 27 August 2019

Anitra Hussain has been appointed as a District Judge, South Eastern Circuit, with effect from 7 October 2019

Employment Judges

Jonathan Meichen (Employment Judge Meichen) has been appointed as a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals, Midlands West Region, with effect from 16 September 2019.

James Sweeney (Employment Judge Sweeney) has been appointed as a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals, North East Region, with effect from 16 September 2019.

Tribunal Judges

Upper Tribunal Judge Mandalia (Vinesh Mandalia) has been appointed to be a Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, with effect from 24 June 2019.

Recorder Appointments