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.