Alpha BiolabsCoram Chambers1 Garden CourtFamily Law Week Email Subscription

Mrs Justice King appointed to the Court of Appeal

Appointment from autumn 2014

Mrs Justice King has been appointed to the Court of Appeal. The appointment will take effect from this autumn.

Eleanor King was called to the Bar at Inner Temple in 1979. She became Queen's Counsel in 1999. She was appointed Assistant Recorder in 1996–2000; Recorder in 2000–08; a Deputy High Court Judge, 2000–08 and appointed as a High Court Judge in the Family Division since 2008 to date.

Judicial diversity statistics released today show that, on appointment, Mrs Justice King will become the eighth woman of 38 judges in the Court of Appeal.

The judicial diversity ststistics are here.