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Court of Appeal: Retirement of Lord Justice Simon

Lord Justice Simon retires as Lord Justice of Appeal with effect from 21 June 2020. 

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Sir Peregrine Charles Hugo Simon (70) was called to the Bar (M) in 1973, took Silk in 1991 and was elected a Bencher in 1999. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1993, a Recorder in 1998, a Deputy High Court Judge in 1999 and a High Court Judge (Queens’ Bench Division) in 2002, authorised to sit in the Commercial Court. He was the Presiding Judge of the North-Eastern Circuit and served as a member of the Judge’s Council from 2006 to 2008. He was appointed Lord Justice of Appeal in 2015 when he was sworn as a Privy Councillor.

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