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Wednesday 31 March 2010

President of the Family Division

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall as President of the Family Division with effect from 13 April 2010 following the retirement of The Right Honourable Sir Mark Potter on 5 April 2010.

Notes for Editors

Lord Justice Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall (65) was called to the Bar at Grays Inn in 1969, made a Bencher in 1993 and took Silk in 1988. He was appointed as an Assistant Recorder in1988 and as a Recorder in 1990. He was appointed to the High Court (Family Division) in 1993 and was a Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal from 2001 to 2003 and a Judge of the Administrative Court from 2003 to 2004.  Sir Nicholas Wall was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2004. Lord Justice Wall was knighted in 1993.

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