Mrs Justice Simler appointed President of the EAT

Members and staff warmly congratulate Mrs Justice Simler on her appointment as President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal from 1 January 2016.

Ingrid Simler practised all her career at Devereux becoming a QC in 2006 and Head of Chambers in 2012 before being appointed as a High Court Judge in 2013.   She had a reputation as one of the leading silks at the employment law bar and can bring a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role.  She has sat regularly on appeals in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and will be the first woman to be appointed as President since its creation 40 years ago in 1975.

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