The Queen has appointed Frances Orchover to be a District 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 her to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Central Family Court with effect from 18 January 2021.
Frances Orchover, aged 55, will be known as District Judge Orchover. She was called to the Bar (M) in 1989. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge 2013.