High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Sir Jonathan Lionel Cohen
The Honourable Sir Jonathan Lionel Cohen retired from the High Court (Family Division) with effect from 9 May 2021, but will be authorised to act as Judge of the High Court until up to and including 2 January 2024 and will therefore continue to sit effectively full time.
Sir Jonathan Cohen (70) was called to the Bar (L) in 1974, took Silk in 1997 and was elected a Bencher in 2004. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1993, a Recorder in 1997, a Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 2000 and authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2005. He was appointed a High Court Judge (Family Division) in 2017.