The Queen has appointed Hugh Jonathan Furness QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Wales Circuit, based at Cardiff Crown Court with effect from 7 December 2015.
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Hugh Jonathan Furness QC, aged 59, will be known as His Honour Judge Jonathan Furness QC. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1979 and took Silk in 2003. He was appointed as an Assistant Recorder in 1999 and a Recorder in 2000.