His Honour Judge Michael John Taylor retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 1 March 2016.
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His Honour Judge Taylor (65) was called to the Bar (I) in 1974. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1990, a Recorder in 1994 and a Circuit Judge in 1996. He was appointed the Designated Civil Judge for Teesside from 1998 to 2009 and the Designated Family Judge for Teesside from 2007 to 2015.