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Senior Circuit Judge Retirement: McCahill QC

His Honour Judge Patrick Gerard McCahill QC retires as a Senior Circuit Judge with effect from 3 October 2020.

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His Honour Judge McCahill QC (68) was called to the Bar (G) in 1975, took Silk in 1996 and elected a Bencher in 2014. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1993, a Recorder in 1997, a Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 2000 and a Circuit Judge in 2001. He was a Member of the Parole Board from 2004 to 2007, appointed a Specialist Chancery Circuit Judge in 2007 and a Judge of the Business and Property Courts in 2017. He was appointed a Senior Judge in the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Cyprus, in 2019.


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