Category: Appointments

WALES/ENGLAND – Appointment of a High Court Judge – Hayden

  The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Anthony Paul Hayden, Esquire, Q.C., to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 31 July 2013 on the elevation of Mrs. Justice Macur to the Court of Appeal.  The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mr. Hayden to the Family Division. Notes …

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WALES/ENGLAND – Appointment of a High Court Judge – Keehan

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Michael Joseph Keehan, Esquire, Q.C., to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 13 May 2013 on the elevation of Mr. Justice Ryder to the Court of Appeal. The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mr. Keehan to the Family Division. Notes for …

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WALES/ENGLAND – Two new family Justices of Appeal

Downing Street has announced the appointment of two new family judges to the Court of Appeal. The appointments follow the retirement of Sir Alan Ward and the forthcoming retirement of Sir Mathew Thorpe. They will be replaced by Mrs Justice Macur and Mr Justice Ryder. Mrs Justice Macur was called to the Bar in 1979 …

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WALES/ENGLAND – Five specialist family lawyers appointed Queen’s Counsel

Lowest number of appointments since system reviewed 84 new appointments as Queen’s Counsel, from 183 applicants, were announced on Wednesday 27 February 2013. This is the lowest number of appointments since the system was changed in 2006. Of those appointed, five are specialist family lawyers. They are: John Hayes of Zenith ChambersElizabeth Isaacs of St …

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