His Honour Judge Phillip Sycamore

Health, Education and Social Care Chamber President

His Honour Judge Phillip Sycamore was appointed as President of the First-tier Tribunal, Health, Education & Social Care Chamber in July 2008.  Admitted as a solicitor in 1974, he was President of the Law Society of England & Wales from 1997 to 1998.  He was appointed as a Recorder in 1999 and in 2001 he was appointed as a Circuit Judge becoming Liaison Judge for the Mental Health Review Tribunal in 2002.  He is authorised to sit as a Judge of the High Court in the Administrative Court and the Queen’s Bench Division.  He is a Judge of the Upper Tribunal and a Senior Judicial Appointments Commissioner.  He also acts as the Senior Tribunal Liaison Judge.  Judge Sycamore is the Judge in Residence at the University of Lancaster and is the Honorary Recorder of Lancaster.

Hon LLD University of Westminster 1998
Hon LLD University of Lancaster 1999