Circuit Bench Retirement – Spencer QC

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His Honour Judge Shaun Spencer QC (70) was called to the Bar (L) in 1968, took silk in 1988 and was elected as a Bencher in 1997. He was appointed a Recorder in 1985 and a Legal Member of the Restricted Patients Panel (Mental Health Review Tribunal) in 1999 (now known as Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Health Education and Social Care Chamber)). He was appointed a deputy High Court Judge in 1999, a Circuit Judge in 2002 and Designated Civil Judge for Bradford from 2008 to 2012.

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