Upper Tribunal Judge Richard Chalkley retires with effect from 1 May 2016.
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Upper Tribunal Judge Chalkley (67) was admitted as a Solicitor in 1974. He was appointed a part-time Immigration Adjudicator in 1995, part-time Special Immigration Adjudicator in 1996, Immigration Adjudicator in 1999, Legal Member of the Immigration Appeals Tribunal in 2000 and Vice President of the Immigration Appeals Tribunal in 2002 (now known as Judge of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)). He was appointed Tribunal Judge of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission in 2005.