Circuit Judge Appointment: Gumpert QC

AppointmentCircuit JudgeSouth Eastern

The Queen has appointed Russell Benjamin Wallace Gumpert QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Woolwich Crown Court with effect from 25 May 2020.

Notes to editors

Russell Benjamin Wallace Gumpert QC, aged 57, will be known as His Honour Judge Gumpert QC. He was called to the Bar (I) in 1987 and took Silk in 2014. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2009.