Masters of the Bench
The Hon Mr Justice Newton
Full Title: The Hon Mr Justice NewtonCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 22.7.2014
Call Date: 29.7.1982
Called to bar in 1982. Pupillage with Bruce Blair qc & John Devaux. Tenant in East Anglian Chambers 1983. Widespread practice on SE circuit in East Anglia in crime family and civil. Head of Ipswich in 1993. Head of chambers 1998. Assistant recorder in 1998, and Recorder in 2000. Appointed circuit judge in 2005, Designated Family judge for Essex 2007,for Cambridge & Peterborough 2009 & for Suffolk 2013.Deputy high court judge 2007. Tutor to the Judicial College 2010. High Court Judge 2014.
Married with 4 children. Hobbies gardening,breeding , training & riding horses,sheep farming,natural history.