Caroline Elford and Zoë Saunders appointed Deputy District Judges

28th September 2021

St John’s Chambers has seen two of its members appointed to the role of Deputy District Judge on the Western Circuit by the Lord Chancellor.

Caroline Elford and Zoë Saunders have been appointed with immediate effect, and will continue to practice whilst fulfilling their part-time judicial responsibilities.

Zoë is head of our of Divorce & Financial Remedy team, and is best known for her work on cohabitation disputes, including TOLATA and Schedule 1 applications. She is also skilled at taking on matrimonial finance litigation, handling cases concerning pension, insolvency and land issues. Read more here.

Caroline is a specialist family barrister who practises in all areas of family law with a strong emphasis on care proceedings. Read more here.

We are delighted that two members of our Family & Divorce team have been appointed as Deputy District Judges.”

Derek Jenkins, CEO