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Appointment as Chamber President of the First-tier Tribunal, Health, Education and Social Care Chamber: Sutherland Williams

Judge Mark Sutherland Williams has been appointed as Chamber President of the First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care), by the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Ernest Ryder with effect from 1 April 2020.

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Mark Sutherland Williams, age 53, will continue to be known as Judge Sutherland Williams. He was called to the Bar (I) in 1995 and to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) in 2010. He was appointed as a fee-paid Judge of the Social Entitlement Chamber in 2002, as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber in 2011 and as a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal in the Administrative Appeals Chamber in 2014. He was appointed as Resident Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2017, and appointed as a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal, assigned to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2018. He will now become a Judge of the Upper Tribunal.

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