Senior Circuit Judge – Designated Civil Judge Appointment: Her Honour Judge Melissa Clarke

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, has appointed Her Honour Judge Melissa Sophia Clarke to be a Senior Circuit Judge, Designated Civil Judge of the Thames Valley, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, based at Oxford Combined Court with effect from 9 February 2017.

Notes to editors

Her Honour Judge Melissa Clarke, aged 47,  was admitted as a Solicitor 1994. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2008, as a District Judge in 2011, as a Recorder in 2012 and as a Circuit Judge in 2015. She is authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge.


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