The Queen has appointed Simon John Ward 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 Wolverhampton Combined Court with effect from 4 July 2016.
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Simon John Ward, aged 52, will be known as His Honour Judge Ward. He was called to Bar (I) in 1986. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2009.