Circuit Bench Retirement: Gilbert QC

His Honour Judge Francis Humphrey Shubrick Gilbert QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 26 January 2016.

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His Honour Judge Gilbert QC (70) was called to the Bar (L) in 1970, took Silk in 1992 and was elected a Bencher in 2000. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1990, a Recorder in 1994 and a Circuit Judge in 2001. He was appointed the Resident Judge for Plymouth Crown Court from 2006 to 2012 and Recorder of Exeter in 2012. He was authorised to sit in the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division in 2008.

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