David Hodge QC appointment
His Honour Judge David Hodge QC (1974, Law) has been appointed the new Chancellor of the Diocese of Oxford. David was previously the Deputy Chancellor for the Diocese of Blackburn.
After studying Law at Univ, he was called to the Bar in 1979 and took silk in 1997. He is currently working as a Specialist Civil Circuit Judge in Manchester and Liverpool. He also sits in the Queen’s Bench Division, the Circuit Commercial Court, the Technology and Construction Court and the Court of Protection.
The formal swearing-in ceremony was held in May with Judge Hodge officially taking up membership of the Diocesan Synod in June. He was commissioned by the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Reverend Dr Steven Croft, at an evensong in Christ Church Cathedral.