Skip to main content

Circuit Judge Appointment: Khan

The Queen has appointed Shomon Khan to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Wales Circuit, based at Cardiff Crown Court with effect from 18 July 2022.

Background Information

Shomon Khan will be known as His Honour Judge Shomon Khan. He was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 1996. He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) in 2012, as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) in 2016 and as a Recorder in 2019.

Related links

Sign up for alerts


All speeches and media releases prior to 2012 are available in The National Archives

Speeches archive

Media releases archive


Speeches published on this website are personal views and do not necessarily reflect those of the judiciary as a whole.