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Ministry of Justice - Judicial Appointments: Appointment of District Judges - Conway, Middleton-Roy and Morgan

Press Release   •   Feb 18, 2010 08:43 GMT

HM The Queen has appointed Helen Lois Conway to be a District 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 her to the Northern Circuit, based at Blackburn County Court and Burnley Combined Court Centre with effect from Monday 1 March 2010.

HM The Queen has appointed Paul Andrew Middleton-Roy to be a District 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 South Eastern Circuit, sitting on a peripatetic basis in the London County Courts, with effect from Thursday 1 April 2010.

HM The Queen has appointed David Hywel Morgan to be a District 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 Wales Circuit, based at Bridgend County Court with effect from Tuesday 6 April 2010.

Notes to Editors

Miss Conway is aged 39. She was called to the Bar (L) in 1999 and was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2005.

Mr Middleton-Roy is aged 39. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1995. He was appointed as a Fee-Paid Adjudicator of the Road User Charging Tribunal in 2002, as a Deputy District Judge in 2005 and as a Fee-paid Immigration Judge in 2006. He also served as a Lawyer Chairman on the Rent Assessment Panel between 2006 and 2007.

Mr Morgan is aged 55. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1979 and was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 1988.

REF: JHR023/10

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