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Nigel Poole QC appointed High Court judge

Nigel Poole QC of Kings Chambers has been appointed a High Court judge and will be assigned to the Family Division. He is one of six new appointments to the High Court.

Nigel Poole QC, aged 54, will be known as The Honourable Mr Justice Poole. He was called to the Bar in 1989 and took Silk in 2012. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2009 and as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2017.

He will take up appointment on 1 October 2020 consequential to the elevation of Lord Justice Baker to the Court of Appeal.

It is anticipated that a further ten appointments will be announced in the coming months.