His Honour Judge Simon Tristram Hammond retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 1 July 2016.
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His Honour Judge Hammond (72) was admitted as a Solicitor in 1967. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1985, a Recorder in 1990 and a Circuit Judge in 1993. He was appointed a Diversity and Community Relations Judge in 2002 and a Probation Board Member in 2003.