Circuit Judge Appointment: Unsworth QC

The Queen has appointed Ian Stephen Unsworth QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the 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 Northern Circuit, based at Preston Crown Court with effect from 18 July 2022.

Background Information

Ian Stephen Unsworth will be known as His Honour Judge Unsworth QC. He was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1992 and took silk in 2010. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2018.