Appointment of High Court Judge: Richard Smith

2 February 2023

The King is pleased to approve the appointment of a Justice of the High Court. This appointment will take effect from 20 February 2023. It is anticipated that further appointments will be announced.

The candidate approved as a High Court Judge is Richard Smith.

This appointment will fill a vacancy in the High Court following elevations to the Court of Appeal and confirmed retirements.

You can read his bio here.

Read the full announcement here.

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