Mrs Justice Pauffley DBE has been appointed as the Senior Family Liaison Judge, with immediate effect, for a 3 year term, by the President of the Family Division, following consultation with the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd. For the time being, this is in addition to her role as the Family Division Liaison Judge for London and Thames Valley.
The Hon Dame Anna Pauffley DBE was called to the Bar, Middle Temple, in 1979 and became a QC in 1995. She was appointed a Recorder in 1998 and became a Bencher in 2003. She was appointed a High Court Judge, of the Family Division, in October 2003 and has been a Family Division Liaison Judge on the South Eastern Circuit since March 2004.