QBD president gets Lord Chief Justice nod

The president of the Queen’s Bench Division Sir Igor Judge is to take over from Lord Phillips as Lord Chief Justice from October.

The move sees Mr ­Justices Jackson and Goldring ­appointed as Lord Justices of Appeal to replace Sir Igor and Lord Justice Buxton, who is set to retire in October. Mr ­Justice Aikens will replace Lord Justice Gage, who retires on 19 November.