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Her Honour Claudia Ackner

Full Title: Her Honour Claudia Ackner
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 31.3.2009
Call Date: 28.7.1977

Daughter of the late Master Ackner, Claudia has carved out her own career on the Western Circuit.  She began her judicial life as a Deputy District Judge in 1997, and in 2008 moved from District Judge to the Circuit Bench.  She is an investigating Judge for the Office of Judicial Complaints and serves on the Franco British Irish Judicial Co-operation Committee.  She is a strong supporter of the Inn and regularly participates in the annual Open Day for Sixth-Form and University students, advocacy training for pupils, and visits for students to the court where she is sitting.