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Ministry of Justice - Judicial Appointments: Appointment of Two Salaried Judges of the First-tier Tribunal of the Social Entitlement Chamber (Social Security and Child Support)

Press Release   •   Dec 09, 2009 11:25 GMT

The Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Jack Straw MP, has appointed Mary Ferguson Connal to be a Salaried Part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal of the Social Entitlement Chamber (Social Security and Child Support) and Isabel Rennie Montgomery to be a Salaried Judge of the First-tier Tribunal of the Social Entitlement Chamber (Social Security and Child Support), both with effect from 1 January 2010.

Mrs Connal will be assigned to the Scotland Region and based in Glasgow, working on a 70% pro rata basis and Mrs Montgomery will be assigned to the Scotland Region and based in Edinburgh.

Notes to Editors

Mary Ferguson Connal is 56. She was admitted as a Solicitor in 1976 and was appointed as a Fee-paid Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunals (now known as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal of the Social Entitlement Chamber) in October 1991.  

Isabel Rennie Montgomery is 51. She was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982. She was appointed as a Fee-paid Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunals (now known as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal of the Social Entitlement Chamber) in 1999 and as a Fee-paid Immigration Judge in 2002.

REF: JHR157/09

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