Jacqueline Humphreys appointed as Diocesan Chancellor
1st January 2021
Jacqueline Humphreys, has been appointed as the new Chancellor for the Diocese of Worcester. The appointment was made by Bishop John following the approval of the Lord Chancellor.
Jacqueline has been the Deputy Chancellor for the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham since 2012 and takes over in our diocese from Charles Mynors who is stepping down from the role at the end of the year. She is due to be sworn into the role early in January with a formal service of welcome when possible later in the year.
As a Barrister, Jacqueline specialises in family law; in particular, financial remedy cases. She also practises in charity law and ecclesiastical law and co-authored the Case Law Resource Guide for the Northern Ireland Charity Commission in 2011. She was Acting Chancellor of the diocese of Southwell and Nottingham for a year.
She has published several articles on both ecclesiastical and family law and her latest is ‘The Role of the Faculty System in Achieving Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030’ which will be published in the Ecclesiastical Law Journal in 2021.