He will take up post with effect from 17 March 2014.
Notes to editors
Gerald Newman, aged 59, will be known as Tribunal Judge Newman. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982. He was appointed as a Fee-Paid Legally Qualified Panel Member of the Appeal Tribunals in 1998, becoming a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber (Social Security and Child Support) in 2008