New Family Division Liaison Judge Appointed

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The President of the Family Division, following consultation with the Lord Chancellor, has announced the appointment of a Family Division Liaison Judge.

Mrs Justice Lieven has been appointed as the Family Division Liaison Judge for the Midland Circuit, for a period of four years, with effect from 13 April 2021 where she will succeed Mrs Justice Knowles.




The Hon Mrs Justice Lieven was called to the Bar, Gray’s Inn, in 1989, and took Silk in 2006. She was appointed a Deputy High Court Judge in 2016 and a High Court Judge (Family Division) in 2019.