Appointment of support to Lead Judge for Private Family Law


Following the announcement of 11 January 2022, appointing Mrs Justice Knowles as Lead Judge for Private Family Law, The President of the Family Division is pleased to further announce that Mrs Justice Morgan will provide additional support to Mrs Justice Knowles in her role.

The President is conscious of the importance of Private Family Law and the increasing judicial resource needed to meet the challenge created by increasing numbers of private law children cases in the family justice system.

In her supporting role, Mrs Justice Morgan will chair all meetings of the Private Law Pathfinder Steering Groups. Mrs Justice Knowles will remain a member of the Steering Group.

The President is grateful to Mrs Justice Morgan for providing such support to Mrs Justice Knowles.