UK Government

Ministry of Justice - Judicial Appointments: Appointment of a High Court Judge

Press Release   •   Jan 04, 2010 11:37 GMT

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Guy Richard Newey, Esq., Q.C., to be an additional High Court Judge with effect from 12 January 2010.

The Lord Chief Justice will assign Mr. Newey to the Chancery Division.QC

Notes to Editors

Mr. Newey, 50, was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1982 and took Silk in 2001. He was appointed an Acting Deemster in the Isle of Man in 2003 and is approved to sit as a deputy High Court Judge.

The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice made a written Ministerial Statement in the House of Commons on 25 November 2009 acceding to the request of the Lord Chief Justice for this additional High Court Judgeship.

Ref: JHR165/09

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