Circuit Bench Retirement: Barnes

RetirementCircuit JudgeSouth Eastern

Her Honour Judge Shani Estelle Barnes retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 2 October 2022.

Background information

Her Honour Judge Barnes was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1986. She was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1999, a Recorder in 2000, a Circuit Judge in 2004 and was a Criminal Course Tutor at the Judicial College from 2012 to 2022. She was the Resident Judge for Lewes and the Honorary Recorder for Brighton and Hove from 2013 to 2018.