Appointment of the President of the General Regulatory Chamber, of the First-tier Tribunal: Lane

The Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Lord Justice Sullivan has appointed Peter Richard Lane to be the President of the General Regulatory Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal. He will take up post with effect from 15 December 2014. He will also continue to sit in the Upper Tribunal.

Notes to editors

Peter Richard Lane, aged 61, will be known as Judge Lane. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1985. He was appointed as a fee-paid Immigration Adjudicator in 1996 and as a salaried Immigration Adjudicator in 2001. He was appointed as a Senior Immigration Judge in 2003 (becoming Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2010) and became a member of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission in 2005.

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