Circuit Judge Appointment: Mairs

Further to the announcement dated 8 January 2015, The Queen has appointed Robin Gordon James Mairs to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling 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 North Eastern Circuit, based at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Combined Court Centre with effect from 26 January 2015.

Notes to editors

Robin Gordon James Mairs, aged 45, will be known as His Honour Judge Mairs. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1992. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2009 and as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (Mental Health – Restricted Patients Panel) in 2011.

The previous announcement dated 8 January 2015 is available at:

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