The Queen has appointed Ruth Elizabeth Powell 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 Northern Circuit, based at Wigan County Court and Family Court with effect from 2 December 2019.
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Ruth Elizabeth Powell, aged 56 will be known as District Judge Ruth Powell. She was admitted as a Solicitor in 1989. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2010.