High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Sir John Henry Boulton Saunders

The Honourable Sir John Henry Boulton Saunders retires from the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) with effect from 2 October 2016.

Notes to editors

Sir John Saunders (67) was called to the Bar (G) in 1972 and took Silk in 1992. He was appointed a Recorder in 1990 and a Legal Member of the Restricted Patients Panel in 1999. He was appointed a Senior Circuit Judge and the Recorder of Birmingham in 2004 and a Judge of the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) in 2007. He was appointed a Presiding Judge of the South Eastern Circuit from 2009 to 2012 and a Member of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales in 2013.

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