Diversity and Community Relations Judges (DCRJs)

DCRJs cover the area surrounding their base court, unless specified otherwise. If you would like to contact your local DCRJ, you can do so by contacting their base court using the Court and Tribunal Finder. Alternatively, you can email the HR Diversity Team in the Judicial Office.

London and the South East

NameLocation
District Judge Yasmin AliDistrict Judge, Slough County Court
Tribunal Judge Thaira BibiFirst-tier Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber (Taylor House), London
His Honour Judge Mark BishopCambridge Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Tracey BloomCentral London County Court
Her Honour Judge Margo BoyeCentral Family Court
Tribunal Judge Andrew BrewerFirst Tier, Social Entitlement Chamber, Norwich and Cambridge District based in Norwich also covering Cambridge, Kings Lynn, Peterborough and Ipswich
Her Honour Judge Catherine Brown Canterbury Combined Court Centre
Tribunal Judge Shelley BrownleeFirst Tier Tribunal, Health Education and Social Care Chamber
Her Honour Judge Sarah CampbellReading Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Sandy CanavanSnaresbrook Crown Court, London
Tribunal Judge Surinder CapperWar Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber (Fox Court), London
Tribunal Judge David ChrimesFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, Luton and Stevenage Districts
His Honour Judge Edward ConnellIsleworth Crown Court
His Honour Judge Jonathan CooperAylesbury Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Sarah DaviesCanterbury Combined Court Centre
Her Honour Judge Rosa DeanSnaresbrook Crown Court, London
Her Honour Judge Anuja Dhir KCCentral Criminal Court (Old Bailey), London
His Honour Judge Marc Dight CBE (Lead DCRJ)Central London County Court (Civil)
Tribunal Judge Nicholas EastermanFirst-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber (Hatton Cross)
District Judge Sarah EllingtonCourt of Protection, High Holborn, London
His Honour Judge Karim EzzatHarrow Crown Court, London
Principal Judge Ita FarrellyCriminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal
District Tribunal Judge Clare GoodmanFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, London
Employment Judge Andrew Gumbiti-ZimutoEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Reading)
Tribunal Judge Neeti HariaFirst-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, Hatton Cross
District Tribunal Judge Clare HarringtonFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, Bexleyheath
His Honour Judge Stephen HellmanCentral London County Court
His Honour Judge Michael HopmeierSouthwark Crown Court
Deputy Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) Tanweer Ikram CBE DL (Deputy Lead DCRJ)Westminster Magistrates’ Court, London
Tribunal Judge Safia ImanFirst Tier Tribunal, Health, Education and Social Care Chamber
His Honour Judge Kwame InyundoSnaresbrook Crown Court, London
Employment Judge Julia JonesEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (East London)
His Honour Judge Sandeep KainthSt Albans Crown Court
Upper Tribunal Judge Therese KamaraImmigration and Asylum Chamber, Field House, London
Her Honour Judge Usha KaruInner London Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Kaly Kaul KCWood Green Crown Court, London
Upper Tribunal Judge John KeithImmigration and Asylum Chamber, Field House, London
Her Honour Judge Georgina KentKingston Crown Court
District Judge Nawal KumraiWillesden County Court, London
Employment Judge Tamara LewisLondon Central Employment Tribunal
Tribunal Judge Siew Ying LokeTaylor House Tribunal Hearing Centre, London
His Honour Judge Gary LucieLewes Crown Court, sitting at Chichester
Recorder of London, His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft KCCentral Criminal Court (Old Bailey), London
Her Honour Judge Helen LustyBrighton Family Court
Her Honour Judge Kathryn MajorEast London Family Court sitting at Croydon
District Judge Shanti MaugerCentral London County Court
Tribunal Judge Jane McConnellFirst Tier Tribunal, Health Education and Social Care Chamber, Royal Courts of Justice, London
Regional Tribunal Judge Elizabeth McMahonSocial Security and Child Support (South East Region)
Her Honour Judge Barbara MensahWood Green Crown Court, London
Tribunal Judge Michael MichellFirst Tier Tribunal, Property Chamber, Land Registration Division, London
Regional Employment Judge Fiona MonkFirst Tier Tribunal, War Pensions and Armed Forces Chamber, Fox Court, London
Her Honour Judge Angela MorrisWinchester Crown Court
ICC Judge Mark MullenInsolvency and Companies Court
Her Honour Judge Freya NewberyInner London Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Azmat NisaGuildford and County Family Court
Her Honour Judge Sarah PanethIsleworth Crown Court
District Judge (Magistrates Court) Hina RaiHighbury Magistrates’ Court
Her Honour Judge Khatun SapnaraCentral Family Court
His Honour Judge David SaundersCentral London County Court
District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Ken SheratonPeterborough Magistrates
His Honour Judge Bilal SiddiqueSt Albans Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Elizabeth SmallerCroydon Crown Court
His Honour Judge Philip StatmanMaidstone Crown Court
His Honour Judge James TaylerEmployment Appeals Tribunal, Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London
His Honour Judge Rufus TaylorGuildford Crown Court
Her Honour Judge Rebecca Trowler KCCentral Criminal Court (Old Bailey), London
Tribunal Judge Scott TruemanFirst-Tier Tribunal Health, Health Education and Social Care Chamber, Royal Courts of Justice, London
Her Honour Judge Sarah VennSouth Eastern Circuit – Sussex
District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Kathryn VerghisReading Magistrates’ Court
Her Honour Judge Karen Walden-SmithCambridge County Court
Tribunal Judge Ruth WayteFirst-tier Tribunal, Property Chamber, Residential Property Division, Cambridge County Court
Her Honour Judge Caroline WiginSt Albans Crown Court
District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Christopher WilliamsChelmsford Magistrates’ Court

Midlands

NameLocation
District Tribunal Judge Mark AngusNorth Staffordshire Justice Centre
Tribunal Judge Shahzad AzizFirst Tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum, Birmingham
District Tribunal Judge Jane BealeFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber. Birmingham
His Honour Judge Jinder Singh BooraWalsall County Court
Employment Judge Veronica DeanEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Birmingham)
Employment Judge Christopher GaskellEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Birmingham)
Tribunal Judge Sukhi GillFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, Leicester
Employment Judge Hilary HardingEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Birmingham)
Employment Judge Pauline HughesEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Birmingham)
Her Honour Judge Sunita Mason CBENottingham County Court
His Honour Judge Abbas Mithani KCCoventry County Court
His Honour Judge Ebraham MoonceyCrown Court Leicester
His Honour Judge Avik MukherjeeBirmingham Crown Court
Tribunal Judge Joe NevilleFirst-tier Tribunal, General Regulatory Chamber, Leicester
His Honour Judge Keith RaynorCrown Court Leicester
District Judge Anthony Rich TDBirmingham Civil and Family Justice Centre
His Honour Judge Tariq SadiqDesignated Civil Judge for Lincolnshire
District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Michelle SmithBirmingham Magistrates’ Court
Her Honour Judge Katherine TuckerBirmingham Civil and Family Justice Centre – County

North East

NameLocation
District Judge Richard ClewsBradford Magistrates’ Court and Keighley Magistrates’ Court
District Judge Dan Curtis Grimsby Magistrates’ Court, South Humberside
His Honour Judge David DixonSheffield Crown Court
Tribunal Judge Carl GumsleyFirst Tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, Newcastle Civil and Family Courts and Tribunal Centre
District Judge Abigail HickinbottomSheffield Combined Court, County
Tribunal Judge David KellyTribunals Hearing Centre, Phoenix House, Bradford
Tribunal Judge Habib KhanFirst Tier Tribunal, Health Education and Social Care Chamber
His Honour Judge Mushtaq KhokharLeeds Combined Court Centre
District Tribunal Judge Esther KibwanaFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, Leeds
District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Zoe PassfieldNorthumbria Magistrates’ Court
Tribunal Judge Rebecca PickeringFirst Tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, Bradford
Tribunal Judge Laurence SafferTribunal Hearing Centre, Bradford

North West

NameLocation
His Honour Judge Fayyaz Afzal CBEManchester Civil Justice Centre
District Judge Martin BlandLancaster Family and County Court
Her Honour Judge Louise BrandonLiverpool Crown Court
Upper Tribunal Judge Gaenor BruceCivil Justice Centre (Bridge Street West, Manchester/ Holborn, London)
Employment Judge Mark ButlerEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Manchester)
HM Senior Coroner Kally CheemaHM Senior Coroner Cumbria
District Judge Natalie CuddyLiverpool Civil and Family Court
Her Honour Judge Sara DoddBurnley Crown Court
Employment Judge Joanne DunlopManchester Employment Tribunal
District Tribunal Judge Alex DuranceCivil Justice Centre, Manchester
His Honour Judge Tom GilbartManchester Crown Square Crown Court / Carlisle Combined Court
Her Honour Judge Leona HarrisonLeyland Family Hearing Centre
District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) Joanne HirstManchester & Salford Magistrates’ Court
Employment Judge Rebecca HowardManchester Employment Tribunals (Alexandra House)
Her Honour Judge Catherine HowellsLiverpool County Court
District Judge Sunil IyerManchester Civil Justice Centre
His Honour Judge Andrew Jefferies KCPreston/Burnley/Barrow/Lancaster Crown Court
District Tribunal Judge Jenny Lester- AshworthFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Security and Child Support, Liverpool Tribunals Centre
Regional Tribunal Judge Rosemary LloydFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber
Manchester Civil Justice Centre
District Judge David MerrillsLiverpool Civil County Court
District Judge Edel RomeManchester Civil Justice Centre
Employment Judge Dawn ShotterEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Liverpool)
District Judge Graham StuartManchester County Court
District Judge Joanne WoodwardManchester Crown Court

Wales

NameLocation
District Tribunal Judge Marianne BennettFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, Wales
Regional Employment Judge Sian DaviesEmployment Tribunal England and Wales (Cardiff)
His Honour Judge Milwyn Jarman KCCardiff Civil Justice Centre – County
District Judge Morgan JenkinsNewport Civil and Family County Court
His Honour Judge Adem MuzafferCardiff Civil Justice Centre – County and Family
Her Honour Judge Wendy OwenCaernarfon Justice Centre
Employment Judge Stephen PoveyWales Employment Tribunal, Swansea Civil Justice Centre
District Judge Jake PrattHaverfordwest and Aberystwyth County and Family Courts
District Tribunal Judge Rhiannon PriceFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, Wales
Her Honour Judge Catherine RichardsSwansea Crown Court
Employment Judge Tobias Vincent RyanEmployment Tribunals England and Wales – Cymru Wales
Employment Judge Claire SharpEmployment Tribunals England and Wales – Cymru Wales

Western

NameLocation
Tribunal Judge Lynn GriffinFirst Tier Tribunal, General Regulatory Chamber, Plymouth
District Tribunal Judge Elizabeth JohnsonFirst Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Entitlement Chamber
Her Honour Judge Moira MacmillanBristol Crown Court
Regional Employment Judge Rohan PiraniEmployment Tribunals England and Wales – Bristol Civil and Family Justice Centre
Employment Judge Nicholas RoperEmployment Tribunal England and Wales – Plymouth/Bristol
His Honour Judge Tim WalshDevon, Cornwall and Dorset Courts