Her Late Majesty The Queen appointed William John Hirons Harbage to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the then Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Midlands Circuit, based at Nottingham Crown Court with effect from 19 September 2022.
William John Hirons Harbage will be known known as His Honour Judge Harbage KC. He was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1983 and took silk in 2003. He was appointed as a Recorder in 1999.