President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Dennis Morrison, and his wife, have tested positive for COVID-19.

Justice Morrison was absent from today’s opening of the Michaelmas Term during a special sitting of the Court of Appeal.

Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Hilary Ann Phillips during this morning’s sitting wished Justice Morrison and his wife well.

Justice Hilary Ann Phillips.

Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn who was also in attendance at the special sitting said she was hoping for a speedy recovery.

Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn.