Sunday, 16 June 2013

Missed a couple of High Court Judges...


Two public law appointments on their way to the Admin Court.....

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Clive Buckland Lewis, Esquire, Q.C., to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 13 June 2013 on the retirement of Mrs. Justice Dobbs.
The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mr. Lewis to the Queen’s Bench Division.
Mr. Lewis, 52, was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1987 and took Silk in 2006. He was appointed a Recorder in 2003 and is approved to sit as a deputy High Court Judge.
Formerly of 11KBW and First Counsel to the Welsh Assembly Government.  Joins the two Williams JJs as a judge for the devolved principality - WAG will now be looking for a new First Counsel -how about Rhodhri Williams QC?

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Miss Frances Silvia Patterson, Q.C., to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 1 October 2013 on the retirement of Mr. Justice Maddison.
The Lord Chief Justice will assign Miss Patterson to the Queen’s Bench Division.
Former Law Commissioner and Public Law QC from Manchester.


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