Appointment of a High Court Judge – Patterson

Friday, 24 May 2013

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Miss Frances Silvia Patterson, Q.C., to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 1 October 2013 on the retirement of Mr. Justice Maddison.

The Lord Chief Justice will assign Miss Patterson to the Queen’s Bench Division.

Notes for Editors

Miss Patterson, 58, was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1977 and took Silk in 1998. She was appointed a Recorder in 2000, a Law Commissioner in 2010 and is approved to sit as a deputy High Court Judge.


Ministry of Justice


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