Lord Justice Moylan

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Sir Andrew Moylan was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1978. He practised as a barrister in all areas of family law and, from 1997 to 2000, was Junior Counsel to the Queen’s Proctor (counsel to the Government in family law). He was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel (now King’s Counsel) in 2000, a Recorder in 2002, and a Deputy High Court Judge in 2004.

In 2007 he was appointed a High Court Judge assigned to the Family Division. He was Family Division Liaison Judge for the North Eastern Circuit from 2008 to 2015. He became an International Hague Network Judge for England and Wales in 2012.

He was appointed to the Court of Appeal in March 2017 and Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales in October 2017.