Kieron McCarron has been temporarily appointed Manager and Registrar of the Supreme Court, effective from 2 May 2016.
He takes over the role from Gordon Thatcher, who retires on 29 April.
Mr McCarron is currently Chief Advisor Legal and Policy at the Judicial Office for Higher Courts. He has over 20 years' experience in the Justice sector and was the first Office Solicitor at the former Department for Courts.
In 2001 he joined the Office of the Chief Justice, and subsequently the Judicial Office for Higher Courts.