The King is pleased to approve the appointment of a Justice of the High Court. This appointment will take effect from 20 March 2023.
The candidate approved as a High Court Judge is Julia Dias KC.
This appointment will fill a vacancy in the High Court following elevations to the Court of Appeal and confirmed retirements. For further information regarding the number of applicants and number of recommended candidates, please see the Judicial Appointments Commission website:
Julia Dias KC
Julia Dias KC will be known as The Honourable Mrs Justice Dias. She was Called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1982 and took Silk in 2008. She was appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2018, assigned to the Chancery Division.
She will take up appointment on 20 March 2023.
The Lord Chief Justice will assign Julia Dias KC to the King’s Bench Division.
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