Appointment of a High Court Judge: Whipple QC

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The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Mrs Philippa Jane Edwards Whipple QC to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 1 October 2015 on the elevation of Mr Justice Simon.

The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mrs Whipple to the Queen’s Bench Division.

Notes for Editors

Mrs Whipple, 49, was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1994 and took Silk in 2010. She was appointed a Recorder in 2005 and is approved to sit as a deputy High Court Judge.

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