His Honour Judge Francis Gary Burrell QC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 26 February 2022.
His Honour Judge Burrell QC (68) was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1977, took Silk in 1996 and was elected a Bencher in 2002. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1992 and was a Member of the Bar Council from 1995 to 2010. He was appointed a Recorder in 1996, a Legal Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal (Restricted Patients Panel) in 1999, a Deputy High Court Judge in 2001 and a Circuit Judge in 2009. He was a Director of Circuit Criminal Training at the Judicial College from 2012 to 2016.