Deborah Davies, Senior Associate in our highly successful family law team has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge.
Deborah qualified in 1996 and is no stranger to giving sound judgements and providing clear advice in a legal capacity over the past 26 years. Today she is ranked by the UK’s leading legal directories, The Legal 500, as a recommended family lawyer with additional expertise in issues pertaining to children.
She will sit on the South Eastern Circuit and brings her years of legal experience to her judicial role. This appointment is a part time position enabling Deborah to continue her role as a Senior Associate whilst bringing to the job the experience she will gain sitting as a Deputy District Judge and seeing things from the other side.
Our Head of Family Law, Patrick Mulcare commented ‘We are very proud of Deborah in achieving this position and I was pleased to support her with her application. Becoming a member of the judiciary is a huge honour but also comes with significant responsibility. Deborah’s achievement not only reflects her excellence as a lawyer, but also recognises her commitment to facilitating fair and pragmatic outcomes. She is thoroughly deserving of this appointment and we wish her many congratulations.’