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Appointment of a Senior Circuit Judge, Designated Family Judge: Atkinson

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon, has appointed Her Honour Judge Atkinson to be a Senior Circuit Judge, Designated Family Judge at the East London Family Court with effect from 10 August 2020.

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Carol Lesley Atkinson, aged 57, will continue to be known as Her Honour Judge Atkinson. She was called to the Bar (G) in 1985. She was appointed as a Recorder in 2001, as a Circuit Judge in 2007 and Designated Family Judge for East London since 2014.

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