Guidance

Circuit Commercial Court judges and clerks

Names, addresses and contact details for judges and clerks in the Circuit Commercial Courts across England and Wales.

London and South East

Rolls Building

The listing office can be contacted: Email: comct.listing@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 020 7947 6826

Midlands

Birmingham Civil Justice Centre

His Honour David Worster

Specialist listing manager: Mrs Christine Baker
Email: BPC.Birmingham@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0121 681 3043
Goldfax: 01264 785131

North East

Leeds Combined Court Centre

His Honour Judge Klein
His Honour Judge Davis-White
His Honour Judge Andrew Saffman

Business and Property Courts Section Manager: Mrs Sandie Umarji
Email: BPC.Leeds@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 0113 306 2461
Specialist Judges’ Listing Section:
Telephone: 0113 306 2450

Newcastle Civil and Family Courts and Tribunals Centre

His Honour Judge Philip Kramer

Clerk: Helen.Tait
Email: Helen.Tait@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 0191 205 8751
or: 0191 205 8755

North West

Liverpool Civil and Family Courts

His Honour Judge Cadwallader

Specialist Listing Manager: Alison Blunsden
Email: liverpoolbpc@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 0151 296 2444

For enquiries and information regarding remote hearings:
Circuit Commercial Clerks: Stephen Christiansen and Liz Kingston
Email: steve.christiansen@justice.gov.uk
liz.kingston@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 0151 296 2446

Manchester Civil and Family Justice Centre

His Honour Judge Halliwell
His Honour Judge Pearce

Specialist listing manager: Julie Bagnall
Email: manchester.mercantile@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0161 240 5307
Goldfax: 01264 785034

South West

Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre

His Honour Judge Russen QC

Clerk/Listing Officer: Debbie Greenwood
Email: BristolCircuitComm@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 0117 366 4860

Wales

Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre

His Honour Judge Keyser QC

Mold Justice Centre

His Honour Judge Keyser QC

Clerk: Barry Sharples
Email: barry.sharples@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 029 2037 6411

Listing Officer: Amanda Barrago
Email: amanda.barrago@justice.gov.uk
Telephone: 029 2037 6412
General enquiries: BPC.Cardiff@justice.gov.uk

North Wales Civil Listing only:
Email: northwalescivillisting@wrexham.countycourt.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 01978 317406

Published 14 January 2016
Last updated 4 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Clerks and court information updated.

  2. Mr Justice Waksman QC details removed.

  3. Update judges' details

  4. Updated information for Wales

  5. Change for Bristol

  6. Judicial change

  7. Change of judges information for Manchester

  8. First published.