The King has appointed Peter Hampton to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Alex Chalk KC 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 North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Combined Court with effect from 30 October 2023.
Peter Hampton will be known as His Honour Judge Hampton. He was called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 2003. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2018.