Jon Turner QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge this week by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, under section 9(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981. The appointment is for a single fixed four-year term.
This is a part-time appointment, occupying up to 30 days a year. There will be no impediment to Jon’s continued availability to handle work at the Bar.
Jon Turner was appointed following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission. For further information, see the Judicial Appointments Commission website.