One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in the UK) a circuit judge of the Central Criminal Court with duties in the City of London.
- ‘He was Common Serjeant of the City of London at twenty-three, and he was Lord High Chancellor at thirty-seven.’
- ‘The Common Serjeant of London remanded them in custody for sentence on June 16.’
- ‘In 1995, he was appointed Senior Circuit Judge at the Old Bailey and from 2001 held the post of Common Serjeant of London.’
- ‘The Common Serjeant of London, ordered not guilty verdicts to be recorded on all 11 charges at Snaresbrook Crown Court.’
- ‘After lengthy discussion with counsel, the Common Serjeant addressed the jury.’
- ‘No pictures were recovered, but the judge, Brian Barker, Common Serjeant of London, said he had no doubt O'Mahoney was filming the assaults.’
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