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Death in Service: His Honour Judge Geoffrey Mercer QC


The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon, and the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP, were saddened to learn of the death of His Honour Judge Geoffrey Mercer QC on 22 July 2018.

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Geoffrey Michael Mercer QC (65) was called to the Bar in 1975 and took Silk in 1987. He was appointed a Recorder in 1998 and a Circuit Judge in 2012 and was appointed as the Resident Judge at Exeter Combined Court Centre in 2016.

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