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Court of Appeal: Retirement of Lady Justice Rafferty DBE

Lady Justice Rafferty DBE retires as Lady Justice of Appeal with effect from 27 July 2020. 

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Dame Anne Judith Rafferty DBE (70) was called to the Bar (G) in 1973, took Silk in 1990 and was elected a Bencher in 1998. She was appointed a Recorder in 1991, a Deputy High Court Judge in 1996 and a Judge of the High Court (Queens Bench Division) in 2000. She was the Presiding Judge of the South Eastern Circuit between 2003 and 2006 and was appointed a Lady Justice of Appeal and made a Privy Counsellor in 2011.  She was Chairman of the Judicial College from 2014 to 2020.

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