His Honour Judge Michael Fitton KC retires as a Circuit Judge with effect from 1 January 2023.
His Honour Judge Fitton KC was admitted as a Solicitor in 1981, called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1991 and took Silk in 2006. He served as a Legal Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal from 1995 to 1999. He was appointed an Assistant Recorder in 1999 and a Recorder in 2000. He was appointed a Legal Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal (Wales) in 2012, a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Health Education and Social Care Chamber) in 2014 and a Circuit Judge in 2015.