The Queen has appointed Abigail Jean Hickinbottom to be a District 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 North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Combined Court Centre with effect from 31 August 2018.
Notes to editors
Abigail Jean Hickinbottom, aged 39, will be known as District Judge Abigail Hickinbottom. She was called to Bar (I) in 2004. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2015.