Circuit Judge Appointment: McKone

Circuit Judge Appointment: McKone

The Queen has appointed Sophie Helena McKone to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.  

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Northern Circuit, based at Liverpool Crown Court with effect from 1 April 2019.

Notes to editors

Sophie Helena McKone, aged 51 will be known as Her Honour Judge McKone. She was called to the Bar (G) in 1990. She was appointed as a Recorder in 2008.

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