The Queen has appointed Michael Neal Slater to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Elizabeth Truss 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 North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Combined Court Centre with effect from 15 November 2016.
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Michael Neal Slater, aged 56, will be known as His Honour Judge Slater. He was Called to the Bar (I) in 1983. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2002.