Circuit Bench Appointment - Peters QC

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

The Queen has appointed Nigel Melvin Peters QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Kenneth Clarke QC MP.

The Right Honourable The Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, has assigned him to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Snaresbrook Crown Court with effect from Monday 25 June 2012.

Notes to editors

Nigel Melvin Peters QC, 59, will be known as His Honour Judge Peters QC. He was called to the Bar (L) in 1976 and took Silk in 1997. He was appointed as a Recorder in 1998.


Ministry of Justice


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