He will take up post with effect from 28 April 2014.
Notes to editors
Stephen Edward Pierce, aged 61, will be known as Tribunal Judge Pierce. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1990. He was appointed as a Fee-paid Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunals in 2007, becoming a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber (Social Security and Child Support), in 2008.