His Honour Judge Toby Julien Anderson Hooper QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 2 January 2016.
Notes to editors
His Honour Judge Hooper QC (65) was called to the Bar (I) in 1973, took Silk in 2000 and was elected a Bencher (I) in 2000. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1998, a Recorder in 2000 and a Circuit Judge in 2007. He was appointed the Honorary Recorder, City of Hereford in 2009, a Member of the Parole Board from 2010 to 2013 and Liaison Judge for the Herefordshire Bench of Magistrates in 2011.