Mon, 22 Jan 2018
We are delighted to announce Anthony Potter and Sally Hancox have been appointed Circuit Judges on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.
Anthony Potter will formally be known as His Honour Judge Anthony Potter and has been deployed to the Midland Circuit, based at the Warwickshire Justice Centre, with effect from 22nd January 2018.
Sally Hancox will be formally known as Her Honour Judge Hancox and has been deployed to the Midland Circuit, based at the Warwickshire Justice Centre with effect from 22nd January 2018.
Anthony and Sally are members of Crime Group at No5 and were both appointed as a Recorder in 2009.
Tony McDaid, Chief Executive and Director of Clerking, said:
“We are delighted that both Anthony and Sally are to be appointed to the bench and that their many attributes have been recognised by the Lord Chancellor. Their appointments follow hot on the heels of Dean Kershaw’s appointment as Circuit Judge and the imminent swearing in of Chris Young as one of Her Majesty’s Queen’s Counsel. One of our key objectives for Chambers is to be a centre of excellence in the provision of advocacy and legal services generally. Such appointments encourage us to be the best we can be and prove that we are continuing in the right direction.”
No5 Barristers’ Chambers wish them every success in their new roles.