First women appointed as NI High Court judges

Published 25th October 2015

Denise McBride QC and Siobhan Keegan QC were sworn into office on Friday.

They are the first women to be appointed to the position since the High Court was established in 1921.

Their appointments have been welcomed by the Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan, who established the Women in Law group in 2012.

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