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Ministry of Justice - Judicial Appointments: Appointment of a Circuit Judge - Goss QC

Press Release   •   Dec 14, 2009 10:53 GMT

HM The Queen has appointed James Richard William Goss QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Jack Straw MP. The Right Honourable The Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales has assigned him to the North Eastern Circuit, based Bradford Combined Court Centre with effect from 14 December 2009.

Notes for the Editor

James Richard William Goss QC is 56. He was called to the Bar (I) in 1975 and took Silk in 1997. He was appointed as an Assistant Recorder in 1993, as a Recorder in 1994, as a Fee-Paid Legal Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 2003, and as a Fee-Paid Legal Member of the Restricted Patients Panel in 2006.

REF: JHR158/09


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