The Queen has appointed Shirley Jane Hennessy 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 her to the Northern Circuit, based at Birkenhead County Court with effect from 26 January 2017.
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Shirley Jane Hennessy, aged 44, will be known as District Judge Hennessy. She was called to the Bar (L) in 1997. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2010.