Circuit Bench Retirement: Benson

His Honour Judge Peter Charles Benson retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 21 June 2016.

Notes to editors

His Honour Judge Benson (67) was called to the Bar (M) in 1975. He was appointed a Recorder in 1995, a Circuit Judge in 2001 and a Liaison Judge for Calderdale Magistrates’ Court and Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court from 2003 to 2012. He was appointed a Member of the Parole Board from 2003 to 2009 and a Judge by Request for the First-tier Health, Education and Social Care Chamber in 2010.

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