His Honour Judge Derek Rowland Halbert retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 1 October 2015.
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His Honour Judge Halbert (67) was called to the Bar (I) in 1971. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1987, a Recorder in 1991 and a Circuit Judge in 1995. He was appointed the Designated Civil Judge for Chester and North Wales from 2001 to 2007 and Cheshire from 2007.