Circuit Judge Appointment: Pounder

|Appointments and Retirements

The Queen has appointed Gerard Pounder to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Snaresbrook Crown Court with effect from 9 April 2018.

Notes to editors

Gerard Pounder, aged 60 will be known as His Honour Judge Pounder. He was called to the Bar (L) in 1980. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2007.

  • Sign up for alerts

  • Archives

    All speeches and media releases prior to 2012 are available in The National Archives

    Speeches archive

    Media releases archive

  • Speeches

    Speeches published on this website are personal views and do not necessarily reflect those of the judiciary as a whole.

  • Announcements