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The Staff of the Faculty Office

The Master of the Faculties is the overall head of the Faculty Office, and is the Approved Regulator of Notaries in England & Wales. The current Master is Charles George QC. Called to the Bar in 1974, he was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1992. As the most senior ecclesiastical judge in England, he is Dean of the Arches and Auditor of the Chancery Court of York. He is a Deputy High Court Judge, a Recorder of the Crown Court, a Bencher of the Inner Temple, Visiting Lecturer in European Environmental Law and Visiting Fellow of the Centre of European Law, both at King’s College London.

The Registrar oversees the day-to-day running of the Faculty Office. The role of Registrar is currently held by Howard Dellar; Ian Blaney is Deputy Registrar. The Registrar is assisted by a small team of Clerks and other support staff led by the Chief Clerk, Neil Turpin.  Neil’s predecessor as Chief Clerk, Stephen Borton, remains as a Consultant to the Faculty Office.


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