Circuit Bench Retirement: Spencer QC

His Honour Judge James Spencer QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 28 May 2017.

Notes to editors

His Honour Judge Spencer QC (70) was admitted as a Solicitor in 1971, called to the Bar (G) in 1975 and took Silk in 1991. He was appointed a Recorder in 1990, a President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 1999 and a Circuit Judge in 2001. He was a Member of the Parole Board from 2002 to 2009.

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