Masters of the Bench
His Honour Judge Nicholas Cooke QC
Full Title: His Honour Judge Nicholas Cooke QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 29.6.2010
Call Date: 22.11.1977
Resident Judge at Cardiff Crown Court and Honorary Recorder of Cardiff, Nick spent his practising life at the Bar with his family in Cardiff near where he still lives. He is Deputy President, Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales; Chancellor of the Diocese of St David’s; and Chairman, Governing Body of the Church in Wales. He was Leader of the Wales and Chester Circuit (elected 2007 but appointed to the bench in the same year), contributed to the Wales Law Journal and Welsh Legal History Society, lectured on ethics at the BVC in Cardiff, and, on a variety of legal subjects, to the professions. He was appointed a Deputy High Court Judge (QBD) in 2010.