The Queen has appointed Simon David Hirst 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 Midland Circuit, based at Lincoln Crown Court with effect from 16 November 2015.
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Simon David Hirst, aged 45, will be known as His Honour Judge Hirst. He was called to the Bar (L) in 1993. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2008.