Senior University of Wolverhampton staff joined
judges, magistrates and police officials at an annual celebration
A Service to Celebrate the Administration of Justice in the
Black Country was held at the Collegiate Church of St Peters in the
city centre on Sunday (MAR7).
The event was attended by Judges and Black Country Magistrates,
Barristers, Solicitors, Court Staff, Police, Prison and Probation
Officers and staff from the School of Law, Communications and
Social Sciences at the University of Wolverhampton.
The annual service was organised by the University of
Wolverhampton’s Senior Chaplain, The Reverend Prebendary Dr
Among the attendees were His Honour Judge Jonathan Gosling, who
graduated from the University of Wolverhampton in 1978 and was among one of
the first intakes of law students.
He said the University had provided an excellent grounding for
his careers and that he maintained links with former students and
staff. He began his career as a magistrates’ clerk in
Wolverhampton, later becoming a barrister in Birmingham.
Judge Gosling now presides over courts in Wolverhampton and
“I was delighted to be invited to the service,” he said.
Rev Preb Dr Wynne said the service was an important date in the
civic life of the city and the University calendar.
The service was at the behest of the High Sheriff of the
West Midlands Mr Paul Bassi, who was taking part.
University Representatives included Vice-Chancellor Professor
Caroline Gipps, Dean of the School of Law, Communications and
Social Sciences Dr Judith Burnett, and Dean of the School Art and
Design Dr Bryony Conway.
Uniformed policing students from the University
also attended to meet and greet guests.
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Date Issued: Friday, 05 March 2010
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