High Court: Retirement of The Honourable Sir Roderic Lionel James Wood

The Honourable Sir Roderic Wood retires from the High Court (Family Division) with effect from 5 October 2016.

Notes to editors

Sir Roderic Wood (65) was called to the Bar (M) in 1974, took Silk in 1993 and elected a Bencher in 2001. He was a Member of the Committee for the Family Law Bar Association from 1988 to 2002, a Member of the Bar Council from 1993 to 1995, and a Member of the Professional Conduct Committee of the Bar from 1993 to 2000 (Vice Chairman from 1997 to 1998 and Chairman from 1999 to 2000). He was authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge (Family Division) in 1995 and a Recorder in 1997. He was appointed a Circuit Judge in 2002, Family Division Liaison Judge for Wales from 2007 to 2012 and a Judge of the High Court (Family Division) in 2004.

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