High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Sir Brian Frederick James Langstaff

The Honourable Sir Brian Frederick James Langstaff retires from the High Court (Queen’s Bench) with effect from 1 May 2018. 

Notes to editors 

Sir Brian Langstaff (70) was called to the Bar (M) in 1971, took Silk in 1994 and elected a Bencher in 2001. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1991, a Recorder in 1995, a Judge of the High Court (Queen’s Bench) in 2005, Liaison Judge for the North of England from 2009 to 2011 and President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal from 2012 to 2015 (of which he had been a part-time Judge from 2000 to 2003).

Sir Brian Langstaff continues his role as Chairman of the Infected Blood Inquiry from 1 May.

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