New Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court

Mr Justice Blair has been appointed by the Lord Chief Justice as Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court with effect from 1 January 2016. He will replace Mr Justice Flaux.

Editor’s Note
Mr Justice (William James Lynton) Blair (65) was appointed as a Recorder in 1998, a Legal Chairman to the Financial Services and Markets Tribunal in 2001, a Chairman to the Pensions Regulator Tribunal in 2005 and became a High Court Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division in February 2008. He was then appointed as a Tribunal Judge in the Upper Tribunal Tax and Chancery in 2009 and First Tier Tax Chamber in 2010.

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