His Honour Judge Donald Michael Cryan retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 19 January 2018.
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His Honour Judge Cryan (70) was called to the Bar (I) in 1970. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1991, a Recorder in 1993 and a Circuit Judge in 1996. He was authorised to sit as a Judge of the High Court (Family Division) in 1996 and he was the Designated Family Judge for Medway from 2001 to 2004 and for Kent from 2004 to 2008. He was Chairman of the Family Justice Council for Kent from 2005 to 2008.