Appointment of High Court Judge: Ruth Henke KC

21 September 2023

The King is pleased to approve the appointment of a Justice of the High Court. This appointment will take effect from 29 September  2023.

The candidate approved as a High Court Judge is Ruth Henke KC, following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

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

You can read her bio here.

Read the full announcement here.