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Simon Batiste

Simon Batiste appointed to the Circuit Bench

We are delighted to announce that The Queen has appointed Simon Batiste, aged 44, to be a Circuit Judge.

His Honour Judge Batiste was called to the Bar in 1995 and was appointed as a Fee-Paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2006 and as a Recorder in 2012.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the North Eastern circuit, based at Newcastle Crown Court with effect from 12 March 2018.

Click here to see full details of his appointment.