Her Honour Judge Margaret Ruth de Haas QC retires as a Senior Circuit Judge with effect from 1 September 2020.
Her Honour Judge de Haas QC (66) was called to the Bar (M) in 1977 and took Silk in 1998. She was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1995, a Recorder in 1998, a Member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in 1999 and a Circuit Judge in 2004. She was appointed the Designated Family Judge for Liverpool in 2005 and for Cheshire and Merseyside in 2010. She was appointed a Senior Circuit Judge in 2010.