Appointment of a Specialist Civil Circuit Judge (Chancery): Johns QC

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The Queen has appointed Alan Grant Johns QC to be a Specialist Civil Circuit Judge (Chancery) on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

 The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the South Eastern circuit, based at the Central London County Court with effect from 17 December 2018.

Notes to editors

Alan Grant Johns, aged 46, will be known as His Honour Judge Johns QC. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1994 and took Silk in 2016. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2010, as a Fee-paid Lawyer Chairman of the Rent Assessment Panel (now known as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-Tier Tribunal, Property Chamber) in 2011 and as a District Judge in 2016.

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