Circuit Judge Appointment: Shant

The Queen has appointed Nirmal Kanta Shant QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Midland Circuit, based in the Crown Court at Derby with effect from 30 March 2015.

Notes to editors

Nirmal Kanta Shant QC, aged 52, will be known as Her Honour Judge Shant QC. She was called to the Bar (G) in 1984 and took Silk in 2006. She was appointed as a Recorder in 2001.

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