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Andrew McFarlane appointed as next President of the Family Division

Takes up the appointment on 28 July 2018

  • The Rt Hon Sir Andrew McFarlane has been appointed as the next President of the Family Division.

    He will take up the appointment on 28 July following the retirement of the current incumbent, Sir James Munby, on 27 July.

    Andrew's name is synonymous with the leading reference work on children, Children Law & Practice (now published by Bloomsbury Professional), which he co-authored with the late David Hershman to coincide with the implementation of the Children Act in 1991.

    He has also been chair of the FLBA and was Family Division Liaison Judge for the Midland circuit until his appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2011 where he is the Supervising Lord Justice for Family Cases.

    You can read the full news release on the GOV.uk website.

News, published: 24/04/2018

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Published: 24/04/2018

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