His Honour Judge Patrick William O’Brien retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 11 June 2014.
Notes to editors
His Honour Judge O’Brien (68) was called to the Bar (L) in 1968. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1984, a Recorder in 1987 and a Circuit Judge in 1991. He was the Designated Civil Judge for Chelmsford North from 2001 to 2009 and appointed a Legal Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal (Restricted Patients Panel) in 2009.