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The Inn is delighted to note the Judicial appointments of the following Gray’s Inn Members in February 2024.

Alex Menary

The King has appointed Alex Menary to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Alex Chalk KC MP and the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

The former Lord Chief Justice deployed him to the North Eastern Circuit, based at Hull Crown Court and Leeds Crown Court with effect from 4 March 2024.Alex Menary will be known as His Honour Judge Alexander Menary. He was called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 2004. He was appointed as a Fee-paid First-tier Tribunal Judge, Health, Education, and Social Care Chamber in 2019, and as a Recorder in 2019.

Find out more on the Judiciary website.

Deputy High Court Judges

The Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Baroness Carr Of Walton-on-the-Hill, has appointed 14 Deputy High Court Judges, under section 9(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981, for a single fixed six-year term. The appointments run from 21 February 2024 to 20 February 2030.

The following Members of the Inn have been appointed following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission:

  • Duncan Atkinson KC

  • Hugo George Keith KC

  • Christopher LP Kennedy KC

  • Marcus James Pilgerstorfer KC  

Find out more on the Judiciary website.

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