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Leo Seelig appointed Recorder to the South Eastern Circuit

26. Jan 2022

The Queen has appointed 163 Recorders on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

Leo Seelig has been appointed Recorder to the South Eastern Circuit with his appointment taking effect from today [26 January 2022]

Leo was called to the Bar in 2007. He has been instructed in cases including murder, manslaughter and terrorism and has a wealth of experience in the field of financial crime and white- collar crime.  He has been instructed to appear in the High Court in sensitive ex parte matters and has been appointed at the highest grade as a CPS panel advocate to the Counter Terrorism, Serious Fraud panel and Serious Crime panels. He commented:

"I am delighted by this appointment and very much look forward to getting started"

Since 2005, RLC has seen 12 Crown Court and High Court Judge appointments. Additionally, 5 members have chaired the CBA, have been the Chief Coroner of England and Wales, the present Recorder of London, Director of RCPO and the SFO, General counsel to the SFO and the current Director of Public Prosecutions.

For more information please see: [Recorder Appointments]

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