Circuit Bench Retirement: Lawson QC

His Honour Judge Michael Henry Lawson QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 4 February 2016.

Notes to editors

His Honour Judge Lawson QC (70) was called to the Bar (I) in 1969 and took Silk in 1991. He was appointed a Recorder in 1987, a Member of the Bar Council from 1997 to 2003, Leader of the South East Circuit from 1997 to 2000 and a Circuit Judge in 2004. He was appointed a Judge by Request (First Tier Tribunal (Health Education and Social Care Chamber)) in 2013.

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