High Court Judge appointed

22 December 2020

Judicial Office has today announced the appointment of Joanna Smith QC as a High Court Judge, following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

She will take up her new role on 11 January.

This is the eighth announcement of High Court Judge appointments this year, with 14 new High Court Judges announced to date. There will be more High Court appointments in the new year.

You can find out more about the new appointees by reading their biographies.