Appointment of Planning Liaison Judge

The President of the Queens Bench Division has announced the appointment of Mr Justice Holgate as Planning Liaison Judge. This appointment took effect from 13 February 2017

Notes for editors

  1. The Hon. Mr Justice Holgate was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1978. He was appointed a QC in 1997 and a Recorder in 2002.  In 2014 he was appointed a High Court Judge in the Queen’s Bench Division. On 1 January 2016 he was appointed as President of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber).


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