Appointment of a High Court Judge: Snowden

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Richard Andrew Snowden Esq QC to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 30 April 2015, following the elevation of The Right Honourable Lord Justice Sales to the Court of Appeal.

The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mr Snowden to the Chancery Division.

Notes for editors

Mr Snowden, 53, was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1986 and took Silk in 2003. He was appointed a Recorder in 2007 and is approved to sit as a deputy High Court Judge.

Sir Philip James Sales was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1985 and took Silk in 2006. He was appointed as an Assistant Recorder in 1999, as a Recorder in 2000, as a judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court in 2008 and as a Lord Justice of Appeal in November 2014.

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