The Queen has appointed Douglas James Taylor to be a District 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 Midland Circuit, based at Walsall County Court and Birmingham Civil and Family Justice Centre both with effect from 30 January 2017.
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Douglas James Taylor, aged 58, will be known as District Judge Douglas Taylor. He was called to the Bar (M) in 1981. He was appointed as a Legal Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 1996 (becoming known as a Fee-paid Tribunal Judge of the First-tier Health Education and Social Care Chamber in 2008) and as a Deputy District Judge in 2000.