Circuit Judge Appointment: Baxter

The Queen has appointed Bernadette Baxter to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Elizabeth Truss MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Northern Circuit, based at Manchester Crown Court, Minshull Street with effect from 11 November 2016.

 Notes to editors

 Bernadette Baxter, aged 51, will be known as Her Honour Judge Baxter. She was called to the Bar (M) in 1987. She was appointed as a Recorder in 2006.




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