Completed Appointments 2021

District Judge (19 April 2021)

Mrs Kathryn Logue was appointed as a District Judge in Northern Ireland on 19 April 2021. Mrs Logue has also been concurrently appointed as a Deputy County Court Judge.

Coroner (12 April 2021)

Miss Maria Dougan was sworn into the office of Coroner for Northern Ireland on 12 April 2021.

Adjudicator (Medical Member) of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel (CICAP) for Northern Ireland (9 March 2021)

Professor Nawwar Al-Attar was appointed as a Medical Member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel (CICAP) for Northern Ireland on 9 March 2021.

High Court Judge (1 March 2021)

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Mr Kevin Rooney QC as a High Court judge in Northern Ireland. The judge was sworn into office before The Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland on 1 March 2021.

Victims’ Payments Board Members (23 February 2021)

Ms Lisa Casey, Mr John Gibbons, Mr Conor Heaney, Ms Maura Hutchinson, Mrs Emma Irwin, Miss Debrah Jordan, Mrs Patricia Ann McKaigue, Ms Tracy Overing, Mr Mark Scott and Mrs Laura Joyce Thompson were appointed as Legal Members of the Victims’ Payments Board for Northern Ireland on 23 February 2021.

Mr Mark Campbell, Mr James Robert Carson, Mrs Cathleen Donnelly, Dr Marie Goss, Mr Barry Vincent Greene, Mrs Rachel Mary Hogan, Mrs Ruth Laird, Dr Damien McCullough, Mrs Alison Moss and Ms Patricia Southern were appointed as Ordinary Members of the Victims’ Payments Board for Northern Ireland on 23 February 2021.

Dr Joanne Emily Kelly, Dr Gerard Gavin Lavery, Dr Robert James Leetch, Dr William Mark Pratt, Dr Robert Ian Ryans and Dr Lucinda Mary Watt were appointed as Medical Members of the Victims’ Payments Board for Northern Ireland on 23 February 2021.

High Court Judge (15 February 2021)

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Mr Michael Robert Humphreys QC as a High Court judge in Northern Ireland. The judge was sworn into office before The Right Honourable Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, on 15 February 2021.