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Appointment of a Senior Circuit Judge, Designated Family Judge: Furness QC

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon, has appointed His Honour Judge Furness QC to be a Senior Circuit Judge, Designated Family Judge at Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre with effect from 2 October 2020.

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Hugh Jonathan Furness QC, aged 63, will continue to be known as His Honour Judge Furness QC. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1979 and took Silk in 2003. He was appointed as an Assistant Recorder in 1998, a Recorder in 2000 and as a Circuit Judge in 2015.

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