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New Deputy High Bailiff is first woman in Manx judiciary

Sat, 30 Apr 2011

Douglas Courthouse
Douglas Courthouse

Jayne Hughes has been announced as the Island's new Deputy High Bailiff.


She's believed to be the first female to hold a Manx judicial position on a permanent basis.


Mrs Hughes has worked with the Attorney General's Chambers since 2008, and had previously spent 12 years with the UK's Crown Prosecution Service.


She'll work alongside the High Bailiff John Needham and the Deemsters in the High Court.


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