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New Family Division Liaison Judge Appointed

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The President of the Family Division, following consultation with the Lord Chancellor, has announced the appointment of a Family Division Liaison Judge.

Mr Justice Poole has been appointed as the Family Division Liaison Judge for the North Eastern Circuit, for a period of four years, with effect from 1 October 2021 where he will succeed Mr Justice Cobb.

 

Background:

 

The Hon Mr Justice Poole was called to the Bar, Middle Temple, in 1989, and took Silk in 2012. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2009, as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2017 and a High Court Judge (Family Division) in 2020.

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