Circuit Bench Retirement: Handley

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His Honour Judge Michael Francis Handley retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 27 May 2023.

Background information

His Honour Judge Handley was admitted as a Solicitor in 1981. He was appointed a Deputy District Judge in 1993, a District Judge in 1998, a Recorder in 2012 and a Circuit Judge in 2015. He was authorised to sit as a High Court Judge in 2015 and served as the Designated Family Judge for Northampton from 2016 to 2023.