Former Family barrister at No5 appointed to be a Circuit Judge

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

The Queen has appointed a former Family barrister at No5 Barristers’ Chambers to be a Circuit Judge, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.

Sally Hickman was appointed to the position 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.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Midland Circuit, based at Wolverhampton Combined Court, with effect from August 5.

Sally Hickman, who was called to the Bar in 1987, will be known as Her Honour Judge Hickman. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2004 and a District Judge in 2010.

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