25 October 2019

Joanne Astbury appointed as a Circuit Judge to the North Eastern Circuit.

We are delighted to announce that the Queen has appointed Joanne Astbury to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of The Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the North Eastern Circuit, based at Kingston-Upon-Hull Combined Court with effect from 4th November 2019.

Joanne Astbury will be known as Her Honour Judge Astbury.