Fountain Chambers is delighted to announce that Richard Bennett has been appointed as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts). The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the North Eastern Circuit, based at Doncaster Magistrates’ Court, with effect from 27 February 2023.
Richard Anthony Bennett will be known as District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Bennett. He was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1996. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2019, and was head of the regulatory and criminal team in Chambers from 2014.