The Queen has appointed Nicholas Bruce Watson OBE to be a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) 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 him to the South Eastern Circuit with effect from 22 March 2016.
Notes to editors
Nicholas Bruce Watson OBE, aged 56, will be known as District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Watson. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1986. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) in 1998.