The Queen has appointed Robert Forrester Spragg 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 North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Crown Court with effect from 22 February 2016.
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Robert Forrester Spragg, aged 48, will be known as His Honour Judge Spragg. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1995 and then called to the Bar (M) in 2003. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2012.