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13th November, 2019

Philip Barnes Appointed Recorder

Philip Barnes was sworn-in as a Recorder earlier today, in a ceremony at Manchester Civil Justice Centre. Philip will sit in the Family Division.

Philip is pictured below with The Honourable Mr Justice Turner, who presided over today's ceremony.

Chambers would like to pass on our best wishes and congratulate Philip on his appointment.

Philip Barnes Recorder



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