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High Court judges assigned for Hilary term

11 Jan 2024 / courts Print

High Court judges assigned for Hilary term

The President of the High Court has assigned judges to be in charge of the court’s lists for the Hilary term. The term runs from 11 January to 22 March.

The judges assigned as ‘judge in charge’ are, as follows:

  • Mr Justice McDermott (Central Criminal Court, extradition, Criminal Assets Bureau, and bail),
  • Mr Justice Hunt (Special Criminal Court),
  • Mr Justice Coffey (personal injuries),
  • Ms Justice Hyland (non-jury/judicial review and asylum),
  • Mr Justice McDonald (Commercial List, and the designated judge for admiralty matters),
  • Mr Justice Jordan (Family List),
  • Mr Justice Owens (Civil Jury List),
  • Mr Justice Sanfey (Chancery List).

The president has also nominated the following judges:

  • President of the High Court (judge for the Arbitration List, Professional/ Disciplinary List, and the Inherent Jurisdiction (Capacity) List),
  • Mr Justice Barrett (Competition List),
  • Mr Justice Humphreys (Planning and Environment List),
  • Ms Justice Gearty (Hague Luxembourg Convention List),
  • Ms Justice Stack (Probate List),
  • Ms Justice Reynolds (Garda Compensation List),
  • Mr Justice Quinn, Ms Justice Roberts, and Mr Justice Mulcahy (judges assigned by the president to hear examinership matters),
  • Mr Justice Kennedy (Bankruptcy List),
  • Mr Justice Owens (Personal Insolvency List, Criminal Assets Bureau List),
  • Mr Justice Simons (Adjudication List for Construction Contracts Act 2013).
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