Circuit Judge Appointment: Crabtree OBE

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The Queen has appointed Peter Dixon Crabtree OBE to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP.

The Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, has deployed him to the Western Circuit, based at Southampton Crown Court with effect from 13 October 2014.

Notes to editors

Peter Dixon Crabtree OBE, aged 58, will be known as His Honour Judge Crabtree OBE. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1985. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) in 2003, a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) in 2005 and a Recorder in 2009.

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