1970 B.A. (Oxon) jurisprudence
1973 Admitted as a solicitor
1975 Partner at Darbys Oxford. (criminal, civil and family practice eventually specializing in family law).
1989-1992 Managing Partner at Darbys
1987-1992 Deputy District Judge at the Principal Registry of the Family Division
1988-2003 Deputy District Judge of the County Court (Midland and Oxford circuit)
1993 to 2013 District Judge of the Principal Registry
2013 to 2017 continued to sit in the Principal Registry and Central Family Court in retirement.
Married with 3 children.