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High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Dame Judith Mary Frances Parker DBE

The Honourable Dame Judith Mary Frances Parker DBE retires from the High Court (Family Division) with effect from 2 July 2019. 

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Dame Judith Parker DBE (69) was called to the Bar (M) in 1973, took Silk in 1991 and was elected a Bencher in 2000. She was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1998, a Deputy High Court Judge in 1999, a Recorder in 2000 and a Judge of the High Court (Family Division) in 2008. She was a Family Division Liaison Judge from 2011 to 2016 and a Judicial Role Model from 2016 to 2019.

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