The Law School was delighted to hear that one of its adjunct professors, the Hon. Mr. Justice John Edwards, has been appointed to the Court of Appeal. He was called to the Bar in 1983 and began practice in 1984. He practised at the bar for twenty three years, spending thirteen years as a junior counsel and ten years as a silk. He was a member of the South Western Circuit and the Munster Bar throughout his time in practice and is a former Secretary of the South Western Circuit and Munster Bar. He was appointed to the High Court in June 2007, when he also became an ex officio Bencher of Kings Inns. He was the judge in charge of the High Court Extradition and European Arrest Warrant list since 2011. He is a member of the executive committee, and is the Secretary, of the Association of Judges of Ireland.