Nigel Brook appointed Deputy District Judge

We are pleased to announce that founding member of Tyr, Nigel Brook, has been appointed by the Lord Chief Justice as a Deputy District Judge.  Nigel’s appointment was recommended following a competitive process administered by the Judicial Appointments Commission.

Nigel will sit on the North Eastern Circuit in the Civil Jurisdiction.  He will continue in his role as a Legal Director at Tyr alongside his new judicial duties.

Nigel said of his appointment: “It a real privilege to be able to join the judiciary and play a part in the administration of justice.  Having been at Tyr for several years I know that the firm has a strong commitment to the local market and broader legal community, which mirrors my own.”

Managing Partner Dean Jowett said: “Nigel has been a key part of the firm since day one.  He is of huge value to the firm, and we are sure he will make a great contribution as a Deputy District Judge.”

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