The Queen has appointed Joanne Teresa Kidd to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the North Eastern Circuit, based at Durham Crown Court with effect from 15 August 2022.
Joanne Teresa Kidd will be known as Her Honour Judge Kidd. She was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1995. She was appointed as a Recorder in 2016.