The Queen has appointed James Simon Adkin to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Northern Circuit, based at Preston Crown Court with effect from 11 December 2015.
Notes to editors
James Simon Adkin, aged 45, will be known as His Honour Judge Adkin. He was called to Bar (L) in 1992. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2012.