Senior Circuit Judge Retirement: Rook QC

His Honour Judge Peter Francis Grosvenor Rook QC retires as a Senior Circuit Judge (Central Criminal Court) with effect from 1 April 2017.

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His Honour Judge Rook QC (67) was called to the Bar (G) in 1973, elected a Bencher in 2000 and took Silk in 1991. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1990, a Recorder in 1995 and Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association from 2002 to 2003. He was appointed Senior Circuit Judge (Central Criminal Court) in 2005 and Course Director, Serious Sexual Offences Seminar, Judicial Studies Board from 2006 to 2009.

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