His Honour Judge Simon William Lawler QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 11 September 2016.
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His Honour Judge Lawler QC (67) was called to the Bar (I) in 1971 and took Silk in 1993. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1983, a Recorder in 1989 and a President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 2002. He was appointed a Circuit Judge in 2002.