Nicklin J appointed Judge in Charge of Media and Communications List

Former 5RB member Mr Justice Nicklin has been appointed Judge in Charge of the High Court’s Media and Communications List.  He takes up the position on 3 February 2021 when Mr Justice Warby – also a former 5RB tenant – moves to the Court of Appeal.

Mr Justice Nicklin was called to the Bar in 1993 by Lincoln’s Inn, and joined Chambers in 1996. He was appointed a recorder in 2009, and took silk in 2013. He was Joint Head of Chambers from 2014 until his appointment to the High Court Bench in 2017.  He was a member of the Bar Standards Board from 2008 to 2013 and was made a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn in 2015.