District Judge Appointment: Japheth

The Queen has appointed Bethan Japheth to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Wales Circuit, based at Wrexham County & Family Court with effect from 1 March 2016.

Notes to editors

Bethan Japheth, aged 40, will be known as District Judge Japheth. She was called to the Bar (G) in 1997 and appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2010.

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