Appointment of a High Court Judge – Roberts

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Mrs Jennifer Mary Roberts QC to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 3 June 2014 on the retirement of Mr Justice Coleridge.

The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mrs Roberts to the Family Division.

Notes for Editors

Mrs Roberts, 61, was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1988 and took Silk in 2009. She was appointed a Recorder in 2000 and is approved to sit as a deputy High Court Judge.

Mr. Justice Coleridge was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1970 and took Silk in 1993. He was appointed a Recorder in 1996 and a judge of the Family Division of the High Court in 2000.

  • Sign up for alerts

  • Archives

    All speeches and media releases prior to 2012 are available in The National Archives

    Speeches archive

    Media releases archive

  • Speeches

    Speeches published on this website are personal views and do not necessarily reflect those of the judiciary as a whole.

  • Announcements