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Section 9(4) Deputy High Court Judges

|Appointments and Retirements

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon has appointed 40 Deputy High Court Judges, under section 9(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981, for a single fixed six-year term.

The following individuals have been appointed following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission:

Susan Alegre

Nicholas Paul Thomas Allen QC

Charles Richard Milo Bagot QC

Simon Christopher Birt QC

Paul Edward Bowen QC

Kirsty Brimelow QC

Matthew Butt QC

Simon Colton QC

Nigel Stuart Cooper QC

Sarah Crowther QC

Naomi Clare Davey

Dexter Dias QC

Benjamin Douglas-Jones QC

Antony Philip Dunne OBE

Richard John Alva Farnhill

Campbell Alexander James Forsyth

Jonathan Joseph Glasson QC

Simon Gleeson

Eleanor Mary Grey QC

Amanda Jane Hardy QC

James Simon Healy-Pratt

Eleanor Mary Henrietta Hill QC

Jonathan Adam Hilliard QC

Paul Andrew Hopkins QC

Jeremy Rupert Daniel Hyam QC

Geoffrey Llewelyn Woodward Kingscote QC

Tom Charles Little QC

Charlotte Louisa May QC

David Niaz Mohyuddin QC

Clare Padley

Robert Henry Palmer QC

David Pievsky QC

Karen Lesley Ridge

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Caroline Shea QC

Bilal Muhammad Siddique

Peter Skelton QC

Michael John Tappin QC

Simon Tinkler

Stephen Mark Trowell QC

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