High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Sir Nicholas John Gorrod Blake

The Honourable Sir Nicholas John Gorrod Blake retired from the High Court (Queen’s Bench) with effect from 3 October 2017.

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Sir Nicholas Blake (68) was called to the Bar (M) in 1974, took Silk in 1994 and was elected a Bencher in 2002. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1999, a Recorder in 2000 and a Deputy High Court Judge in 2002. He was appointed a Judge of the High Court (Queen’s Bench) in 2007 and was the President of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) from 2010 to 2013.

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