Circuit Bench Retirement: Hope

His Honour Judge Antony Derwin Hope retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 2 August 2014.

Notes to editors

His Honour Judge Hope (69) was called to the Bar (M) in 1970. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1992, a Recorder in 1996 and a Circuit Judge in 2002. He was appointed the Resident Judge for Southampton in 2006.


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