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District Judge Appointment: Nicola Murphy

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The Queen has appointed Nicola Murphy to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC 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 South Eastern Circuit, based at Guildford County Court and Family Court with effect from 13 January 2020.

Notes to editors

Nicola Murphy, aged 51 will be known as District Judge Nicola Murphy. She was admitted as a Solicitor in 1993.


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