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District Judges

All judges are appointed by Royal Warrant upon recommendation by the Lord Chancellor.

The Bench covers seven regions: London, Midlands, North Eastern, Northern, South Eastern, Western and Wales. The region in which the judge sits is given below, along with their date of appointment.

Last updated: 1 July 2019

Name Circuit Date of appointment
Lynda Jayne Ashworth South Eastern 14 January 2008
Paul Robert Ayers South Eastern 15 January 2008
David Michael Batey South Eastern 16 January 2008
Raymond Gordon Bell South Eastern 17 January 2008
Colin James Bosman South Eastern 18 January 2008
Amanda Victoria Buckley-Clarke South Eastern 19 January 2008
Lorraine May Callaghan South Eastern 20 January 2008
Philip Christopher William Capon South Eastern 21 January 2008
Richard John Case South Eastern 22 January 2008
Simon Chesterfield South Eastern 23 January 2008
Helen Margaret Clarke South Eastern 24 January 2008
David John Collins South Eastern 25 January 2008
Catherine Comiskey South Eastern 26 January 2008
Peter John Hugh Devlin South Eastern 27 January 2008
Timothy James Earl South Eastern 28 January 2008
Gillian Frances Ellis South Eastern 29 January 2008
Christopher Denis Anton Falvey South Eastern 30 January 2008
Teresa Margaret Foss South Eastern 31 January 2008
Helen Alison Gilbertson South Eastern 1 February 2008
Baljinder Gill South Eastern 2 February 2008
David Frank Hallett South Eastern 1 September 1999
Stuart Patrick Gordon Hammond South Eastern 1 October 2010
Kevin Adrian Harper South Eastern 30 June 2014
Sophie Victoria Harrison South Eastern 15 September 2014
Rosaleen Mary Henry South Eastern 5 September 2000
Alison Patricia Humphreys South Eastern 19 October 2012
Alan Alexander Jenkins South Eastern 6 September 1999
Graham Stuart Jones South Eastern 16 August 2010
Andrew Jonathan Tiley King South Eastern 21 July 2008
Terry John Lynch South Eastern 4 August 2008
Richard Ronald Matthews South Eastern 1 February 1993
Kathryn Mary McCulloch South Eastern 1 November 2005
Simon Roger Mitchell South Eastern 1 September 1997
Samantha Michele Molineaux South Eastern 6 April 2010
Kevin Wyn Moses South Eastern 9 April 2018
Nicola Murphy South Eastern 13 January 2020
Lynsey Claire Newman South Eastern 2 January 2019
Michael Nicholson South Eastern 21 October 2004
Lynda Helen Nightingale South Eastern 28 August 2008
Edwin OmoRegie South Eastern 1 October 2019
Crispin John Guy Owen South Eastern 4 November 2019
Timothy John Russell Parker South Eastern 13 October 2003
David Pollard South Eastern 7 October 2005
Jaqueline Elizabeth Raggett South Eastern 11 April 2016
Luthfur Rahman South Eastern 4 November 2019
Nicholas Bruce Reeves South Eastern 17 October 2011
Carolyn Ann Rothwell South Eastern 16 April 2018
Lorna Douglas Russell South Eastern 7 November 2011
Sandip Kumar Sethi South Eastern 1 September 2003
Abigail Smith South Eastern 10 October 2011
Philippa Louise Roderick Smith South Eastern 19 October 2012
Mark Alexander Spanton South Eastern 5 November 2019
Andrew Jamie Spencer South Eastern 6 August 2018
Roderick Cameron Spinks South Eastern 18 June 2018
Katherine Lucy Suh South Eastern 9 May 2016
Clive Richard Thomas South Eastern 4 June 2018
Victoria Anne Trigg South Eastern 1 July 2008
Mary Theresa Wakem South Eastern 7 September 2004
Victoria Louise Waring South Eastern 5 November 2018
David Russell White South Eastern 2 October 2008
Peter John Whitfield South Eastern 2 December 2019
Anna Williams South Eastern 28 November 2016
Sarah Louise Wright South Eastern 14 May 2018
Mark Nicholas Andrews Northern 1 August 2018
Michael David Anson Northern 1 July 2004
Michael Alwyn Baker Northern 1 April 2006
John Grant Baldwin Northern 1 May 2014
Andrew James Bartley Northern 2 December 2019
Adrian Michael Bever Northern 1 November 2011
Martin Bland Northern 2 February 2009
Susan Catherine Brown Northern 11 February 2013
Bradley Robert Burrow Northern 7 July 2014
Charles Roger John Bury Northern 28 October 2011
Michelle Marie Gabrielle Campbell Northern 5 October 2011
Richard Charles Carter Northern 6 April 2020
Magdalen Mary Claire Case Northern 17 September 2018
Lindsay Jane Clarke Northern 1 June 2020
Paul Roy Clarke Northern 1 August 2014
Faye Coaker Northern 11 May 2015
Gary Charles Colvin Northern 3 December 2018
Judith Rosemary Crisp Northern 2 June 2014
Natalie Louise Cuddy Northern 11 March 2019
Jeremy Davies Northern 3 May 2011
Robert George Howard Dawson Northern 18 January 2017
Charlotte Barbara Deane Northern 24 January 2017
Peter St John Dignan Northern 1 May 2002
Karen Elizabeth Doyle Northern 12 May 2008
Matthew James Entwistle Northern 30 April 2018
Claire Frances Gilham Northern 6 February 2006
Sonja Erika Golding Northern 9 April 2018
Sarah Louise Goodchild Northern 11 October 2012
Elizabeth Carmel Gordon Northern 24 March 2010
Claire Roberta Jean Gourley Northern 14 October 2019
Julia Ann Graham Northern 23 October 2019
Timothy Jonathan Gray Northern 11 October 2013
Daren Guite Northern 7 June 2017
Matthew John Haisley Northern 6 August 2018
James Christopher Hassall Northern 1 July 2010
Stephen John Hayes Northern 6 September 2013
Shirley Jane Hennessy Northern 26 January 2017
Shelley Claire Hesford Northern 5 October 2020
Angela Maria Holligan Northern 23 November 2016
John Melvin Hugman Northern 17 June 2013
Amanda Jennifer Isles Northern 16 April 2018
Sunil Krishna Iyer Northern 30 July 2010
Rasheeda Jabbar Northern 6 March 2008
Lee David Jenkinson Northern 4 February 2013
Samantha Louise Johnson Northern 2 February 2017
Alison Ravenshaw Jones Northern 30 July 1999
Ian Robert Knifton Northern 13 September 2004
Mark Richard Lampkin Northern 1 November 2018
Sarah Elizabeth Langley Northern 24 November 2016
Parveen Lateef Northern 11 October 2013
Ian Lettall Northern 4 August 2003
David John Mackley Northern 2 December 2019
Paul Reuben Manasee Northern 3 October 2014
Ranj Matharu Northern 5 May 2009
Kirsten Noreen McAteer Northern 6 April 2020
Louise Karen Metcalf Northern 6 February 2017
Daniel Moss Northern 19 September 2011
Peter Murphy Northern 13 April 2016
Sarah Anne Louise O’Brien Northern 28 March 2017
Philip John O’Neill Northern 5 September 2005
Araba Obodai Northern 4 October 2005
Ruth Elizabeth Powell Northern 2 December 2019
Ivan Ranson Northern 7 June 2017
Louise Relph Northern 12 September 2008
Paul David Richmond Northern 1 July 2003
Stephen Edward Rogers Northern 2 January 1996
Edel Briege Rome Northern 4 March 2019
Ian Timothy Sanderson Northern 30 March 2006
Tanya Joanne Shaw Simister Northern 26 March 2018
Jonathan Paul Stone Northern 14 May 2018
Russell Clive Andrew Stone Northern 13 August 2018
Bernadette Mary Stonier Northern 3 April 2006
Graham Stuart Northern 1 November 2013
Shefali Talukdar Northern 30 April 2018
Wasim Uddin Taskeen Northern 26 March 2018
Vanessa Elizabeth Tully Northern 12 October 2020
Patrick Oliver Wheeler Northern 1 March 2006
Joanne Claire Woodwaed Northern 3 April 2018
John Montague Woosnam Northern 12 May 2015
Deborah Ann Wylie Northern 11 April 2016
Philip James Armitage Midland 16 September 2019
Mathangi Asokan Midland 25 February 2002
Paula Sharon Bailey Midland 26 March 2018
Andrew John Bowen Midland 16 September 2019
Caron Bridson Midland 10 September 2018
Simon Keith Bull Midland 19 November 2007
Simon James Richard Buss Midland 14 October 2019
Malcolm Stuart Davies Midland 5 October 2011
Perminder Dhadli Midland 3 April 2018
Rosa Georgette Jessie Dickinson Midland 3 April 2018
David John England Midland 25 February 2008
Keith Etherington Midland 23 February 2016
Stephen Paul Gailey Midland 5 June 2000
Judy Amanda Gibson Midland 12 August 2013
Jane Frances Gillespie Midland 14 October 2019
Mary Seanin Gilmore Midland 23 March 2020
James Nicholas Glassbrook Midland 8 May 2018
Phillip Griffith Midland 1 September 2008
Sean Martin Philip Hale Midland 5 November 2007
Fayaz Benjamin Hammond Midland 3 February 2020
Clare Jane Hockney Midland 28 October 2019
Emma Louise Kelly Midland 23 March 2015
Andrea Keyser Midland 23 February 2016
Nadeem Khan Midland 8 November 2010
Clive William Loyns Midland 2 October 2012
Richard Martin Lumb Midland 1 March 2011
Andrew James MacCuish Midland 2 July 2018
Richard Andrew Stewart MacMillan Midland 12 January 2011
Mohammed Asif Malek Midland 2 December 2019
Sunita Dinesh Mason Midland 29 October 2012
Alison Kay Masters Midland 2 December 2019
Dympna Maughan Midland 12 September 2005
Louise Anne MaCabe Midland 23 April 2018
Suzanne Jennifer McClure Midland 6 January 2020
Robert Fraser McGinty Midland 26 March 2018
Lee Mcllwaine Midland 1 August 2011
David John McQueen Midland 17 February 2012
Najma Mian Midland 23 February 2016
Lindsey Marie Moan Midland 1 May 2018
Stephen James Murch Midland 7 February 2017
Donella Jane Nicolle Midland 7 January 2008
Stephen John Thomas Parker Midland 3 April 2018
Suzanne Mary Parkerinson Midland 1 October 2018
Martin Parry Midland 3 July 2000
Joanna Elizabeth Peters Midland 4 November 2019
Chloe Victoria Jane Phillips Midland 2 April 2020
Allan Pickup Midland 28 August 2018
David Wray Potts Midland 31 March 2014
Christopher James Revitt Midland 1 October 2018
Anthony John Edmund Rich Midland 22 October 2012
Joanne Helen Rich Midland 26 May 2016
Augustine Patrick Riley Midland 1 March 2012
Augustine Patrick Rouine Midland 28 July 2000
Vijay Kumar Sehdev Midland 9 April 2013
Robert Edward Severn Midland 1 May 2014
Daryl Lea Singh Midland 2 March 2020
Saira Singh Midland 14 November 2018
Victoria Solomon Midland 3 August 1998
Vera Stamenkovich Midland 21 October 2019
Debbie Michelle Stringer Midland 3 September 2018
Robert Idris Talog Davies Midland 5 March 2018
Kate June Thomas Midland 1 September 2005
Michael Wall Midland 14 April 2009
Paul Anthony Watson Midland 3 May 2016
Gareth Sean Webb Midland 23 February 2016
Neil Wylie Midland 16 September 2019
Susan Andrews Wales 5 March 2018
Andrew Daniel Barcello Wales 29 May 2015
Susan Lynne Bennett Wales 29 February 2016
Clare Elizabeth Coates Wales 5 June 2017
John Edward Collins Wales 20 April 2009
Ellen Petrina Park Guinan Wales 14 March 2016
Jonathan George Holmes Wales 1 February 2013
Huw Gareth Humphreys Wales 6 January 2020
Kelly Marie Hynes Wales 22 March 2010
Hywel Dylan James Wales 1 March 2016
Bethan Japheth Wales 15 November 2010
David Morgan Jenkins Wales 25 September 2008
Merfyn Edmund Jones-Evans Wales 1 August 2018
Steven Keller Wales 6 April 2010
David Hywel Morgan Wales 21 January 2019
Adem Behcet Muzaffer Wales 4 July 2016
Wendy Jane Owen Wales 12 March 2018
Sian Rachel Parry Wales 3 May 2005
Thomas Marshall Phillips Wales 10 July 2017
Matthew Seymour Porter-Bryant Wales 3 September 2018
Jake Stephen Pratt Wales 14 May 2018
Huw Eifion Roberts Wales 1 July 2009
Marjory Isobel Taylor Wales 16 April 2018
Robert Anthony Vernon Wales 9 April 2018
Winifred Wilson-Williams Wales 2 June 2015
Graham Stuart Jones Wales 13 March 2018
Nathan John Adams North Eastern 20 April 2009
Guy Alexander Baddeley North Eastern 7 June 2004
Robin Barraclough North Eastern 12 April 2016
Claire Nicola Batchelor North Eastern 7 May 2014
Jillian Lesley Bell North Eastern 4 April 2005
Peter Gordon Bellamy North Eastern 13 December 1999
Ian Philip Besford North Eastern 20 January 2020
Stephen Boorman North Eastern 1 March 2017
George William Branchflower North Eastern 1 July 2013
Gillian Margaret Charnock-Neal North Eastern 28 February 2017
Sean Cook North Eastern 1 February 2010
Glennis Marianne Corkill North Eastern 1 August 2015
Michael  Coulthard North Eastern 13 March 2018
Claire Victoria Daniel North Eastern 3 September 2018
Clare Elizabeth Davies North Eastern 1 July 2014
Andrew Kevin Dodsworth North Eastern 21 May 2018
Francis Alexander Foster North Eastern 1 April 2014
Paul Ronald Gardner North Eastern 2 April 2014
Joanna Fay Geddes North Eastern 1 September 2011
Jeffrey Stephen Goldberg North Eastern 19 April 2016
Sarah Octavia Greenan North Eastern 18 November 2019
David Richard Hambler North Eastern 29 March 2011
Sharon Heels North Eastern 3 December 2013
Nicholas Fergus Neil Heppell North Eastern 31 August 2018
Abigail Jean Hickinbottom North Eastern 4 May 1993
Nigel Geoffrey Hickinbottom North Eastern 12 March 2018
Nicholas Ian Hill North Eastern 14 April 2016
Claire Jackson North Eastern 6 August 2018
Jonathan Charles James North Eastern 27 March 2018
William Henry Charles Josling North Eastern 22 July 2014
Sara Louise Keating North Eastern 5 November 2014
Siobhan Marie Kelly North Eastern 12 April 2016
Claire Louise Lindsay North Eastern 8 March 2016
Penelope Lynne Lobb North Eastern 4 March 2013
Khalid Taj Malik North Eastern 7 June 2018
Victoria Elizabeth Mark North Eastern 17 April 2018
Ellen McLaughlin North Eastern 12 March 2018
Andrew Johnathan Mills Mitchell North Eastern 2 December 2014
Victoria Jane Suzanne Moreton North Eastern 19 January 2009
John David Neaves North Eastern 14 November 2013
Anesh Bhumin Laloo Pema North Eastern 23 July 2018
Terence Peter Phillips North Eastern 9 July 2018
Simon Toby Pickering North Eastern 12 April 2016
Adam Charles Prest North Eastern 13 May 2014
Simon Eric Read North Eastern 1 October 2020
James David Richardson North Eastern 23 September 2019
David Malcolm Robinson North Eastern 4 April 2017
John Mark Robinson North Eastern 1 July 1998
Stephen Rodgers North Eastern 16 October 2012
Rachel Sara Roebuck North Eastern 30 April 2013
Theresa Amelia Frances Searl North Eastern 25 October 2016
Jane Victoria Sendall North Eastern 1 April 2020
Susan Shakespeare North Eastern 3 November 2016
Nicola Jane Duckworth Shaw North Eastern 1 July 2013
Alison Mary Shepherd North Eastern 23 March 2016
Olga Maria Skalskyj-Reynolds North Eastern 3 July 2000
Suzanne Stephenson North Eastern 9 April 2014
Michelle Jean North Eastern 20 March 2018
Mark John Thomas North Eastern 21 October 2014
Robert Owen Thomson North Eastern 3 October 2011
Patrick Talbot Troy North Eastern 30 June 1997
Helen Patricia Wood North Eastern 1 April 2006
Karen Ann Woodhead North Eastern 6 July 2015
Fay Ellen Wright North Eastern 6 February 2012
Mark St Clair Ball Western 6 May 2014
Desmond Niall Laurence Bloom-Davis Western 3 April 2018
John Christopher Bridger Western 18 April 2016
James Robert Britton Western 3 February 2020
Wendy Joy Brown Western 3 October 2016
Stephen Nichol Byass Western 9 April 2018
Michelle Clare Crooknorth Western 6 October 2014
Martin Davis Western 19 March 2018
Andrew Michael Eaton-Hart Western 12 April 2018
Judith Yvonne Ellery Western 7 October 2019
William Bradley Emerson Western 5 May 2015
Simon Paul Field Western 31 July 2018
Michael Philip Chaffey Giddins Western 18 April 2016
Philip Alexander Glen Western 9 January 2006
Andrew Victor Grand Western 30 January 2017
Richard Lloyd Griffiths Western 31 October 2016
Peter Galbraith Hatvany Western 22 November 2010
Richard Owen Howell Western 9 April 2018
Penelope Jane Ireland Western 2 December 2019
Andrew Lacey Western
Martin John Leech Western
Janice Lynne Markland Western
Clare Louise Maunder Western
Simon Nicolas Middleton Western
Helen Elizabeth Miles Western
Stephen Mark Nichols Western
Louise O’Neill Western
Lindsay Teresa Powell Western
Vanessa May Louisa Priddis Western
Robert Michael Prigg Western
Lucinda Jayne Rowe Western
Lesley Scott Western
Paul Nigel Singleton Western
Sarah Naomi Smith Western
Mark Courtney Stewart Western
Christopher John Taylor Western
Douglas James Taylor Western
Ian Taylor Western 1 May 2018
Penelope Jane Taylor Western 4 May 2010
Myles Kenneth George Watkins Western 2 June 2008
Brian James Robb Watson Western 8 November 2005
Sara Christina Whiteley Western 4 April 2018
Robin Anthony Wilson Western 5 July 1999
Upert Antony Woodburn Western 12 January 2011
Sophie   Elboz Western 2 November 2020
Jonathan Stone Western 14 May 2018
Timothy Walsh Western 12 November 2018
Intkhab Ahmed South Eastern 1 August 2018
Richard Michael Armstrong South Eastern 16 July 2018
Clare Catherine Atkin South Eastern 23 December 2016
Ian Michael Avent South Eastern 8 October 2003
Elizabeth Anne Batten South Eastern 23 March 2010
John Mark Beckley South Eastern 3 April 2018
Sara Elisabeth Beecham South Eastern 4 November 2019
Caroline Francis Bell South Eastern 1 October 2014
Keeley Susan Bishop South Eastern 23 October 2007
Paul Mackenzie Brooks South Eastern 2 January 2008
Lawrence Cohen South Eastern 1 September 1998
Delia Ivory Coonan South Eastern 8 April 2014
Julian Alexander Cridge South Eastern 26 March 2018
Michael John Cronshaw South Eastern 1 November 2019
Andrew Christopher Davies South Eastern 9 May 2016
Parul Dilipbhai Desai South Eastern 14 January 2013
Allison Ruth Dias South Eastern 5 May 2011
Philip John Dixon South Eastern 19 January 2009
Robert James Duddridge South Eastern 11 April 2016
Anselm Charles Eldergill South Eastern 23 March 2010
Sarah Marjorie Ellington South Eastern 8 May 2018
Franklin St. Clair Melville Even South Eastern 19 October 2020
Ruth Fine South Eastern 1 September 2003
Emma Jane Goodchild South Eastern 1 May 2014
Lorna Margaret Grosse South Eastern 22 March 2006
Charlotte Mary  Hart South Eastern 5 September 2011
Janisse Hartley South Eastern 1 October 2018
Melanie Lamont Hay South Eastern 1 July 2013
Richard James Hayes South Eastern 26 March 2018
Anne Marguerita Jane Hudd South Eastern 23 November 2016
Stewart Charles Hughan South Eastern 6 August 2010
Anitra Diana Hussain South Eastern 7 October 2019
(Gail) Susan Jackson South Eastern 14 January 2002
Julia Marie Antoinette Jarzabkowski South Eastern 3 April 2018
Alun Austen Jenkins South Eastern 23 November 2016
Timothy Nigel Jenkins South Eastern 6 July 1998
Nishit Singh Kanwar South Eastern 6 April 2017
Graham John Lyde Keating South Eastern 28 November 2016
Howard Edwin Kemp South Eastern 1 August 2003
Sarah Alison King South Eastern 19 May 2014
Nawal Kishore Kumrai South Eastern 25 November 2011
Janet Lambert South Eastern 6 April 2011
Barry Gerald Lightman South Eastern 31 August 1999
Henrietta Louise Manners South Eastern 29 October 2001
Claire Shanti Andrea Mauger South Eastern 1 October 2014
Ian Paul Mulkis South Eastern 8 June 2016
Maya Lakshmi Naidoo South Eastern 14 April 2020
Caroline Margaret Parker South Eastern 2 September 2013
Christopher Stuart Pigram South Eastern 28 May 2014
Beatrice Hilary Rose Prevatt South Eastern 18 April 2016
Carla Jane Revere South Eastern 2 June 2016
Leonie Catherine Rollason South Eastern 16 April 2018
Phillip Douglas Rowland South Eastern 30 April 2018
John Andrew Charles Smart South Eastern 10 July 2012
Luigi Giuseppe Attilio Sterlini South Eastern 2 January 2008
David Martin Charles Stone South Eastern 25 February 2008
Timothy Robert Mungo Swan South Eastern 5 March 2007
Caroline Jane Wilkinson South Eastern 14 April 2010
Adrian Joseph Worthington South Eastern 13 September 1999
Martin Andrew Wright South Eastern 17 October 2011
 
*District Judge Malik was first appointed as a DJ at the Principal Registry of the Family Division on 4th December 2006. He was subsequently appointed a District Judge in accordance with the County Courts Act 1984,with effect from 4th March 2013

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