Appointment of County Court Judge in Northern Ireland.

28 June 2021 - 9.00 am

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Mr Richard Joseph Greene QC as County Court Judge in Northern Ireland. The judge was sworn into office before Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, on Monday 28 June 2021.

Mr Richard Greene QC

Mr Greene has been a self-employed Barrister since 1990 initially practising at the Bar of England and Wales on the South Eastern Circuit. 

He commenced practice at the Northern Ireland Bar in 1996 appearing in mainly criminal cases.  In 2014 Mr Greene took silk and dealt with complex frauds, historic sex and murder cases.  He specialised in cases involving vulnerable witnesses. He has also frequently appeared in the Court of Appeal throughout his career in both England and Wales and in Northern Ireland.  He was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2019.

There is a further appointment for County Court Judge pending.