He will take up post with effect from 3 March 2014.
Notes to editors
Phillip Arthur Barber, aged 48, will be known as Tribunal Judge Barber. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1991 and was admitted as a Solicitor in 1999. He was appointed as a Fee-Paid Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunals in 2002, becoming a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber (Social Security and Child Support) in 2008. He was also appointed as a Fee-paid Lawyer Chairman of the Rent Assessment Panel in 2006, which transferred into the First-tier Tribunal, Property Chamber in 2013.