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27 May 2022

District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Stephen Leake has been appointed to the Sentencing Council by the Lord Chief Justice, with the agreement of the Lord Chancellor.

Stephen was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 2002 and practiced mainly in criminal law. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) in 2019 and as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) in 2021. He is based at Medway Magistrates’ Court.

Stephen has been appointed to the Council with effect from Monday 23 May 2022.

For more information about who is on the Sentencing Council, see the members’ page.