The King has appointed Bethan Japheth to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Brandon Lewis CBE MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Welsh Circuit, based at Wrexham County and Family Court and Mold Justice Centre with effect from 3 October 2022.
Bethan Japheth will be known as Her Honour Judge Japheth. She was called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1997. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2010, as a District Judge in 2016 and as a Recorder in 2020.