The Queen has appointed Richard Mark Wadsworth Poynter to be a Salaried Judge of the Upper Tribunal on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Ernest Ryder
The Senior President of Tribunals has assigned him to the Administrative Appeals Chamber with effect from 1 April 2018.
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Richard Mark Wadsworth Poynter, aged 58, was admitted as a Solicitor in 1985. He was appointed as a fee-paid Tribunal Chairman (now known as a Fee-Paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber) in 1998, as a Deputy Commissioner, Social Security and Child Support (now known as a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Administrative Appeals Chamber) in 2000, as a Salaried District Chairman (now known as a Salaried Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber) in 2002 and as a Member of the Gender Recognition Chamber between 2005-2006.