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District Judge Appointment: Asjad

The Queen has appointed Nahied Asjad to be a District 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 her to the Midland Circuit, based at Leicester County Court with effect from 1 November 2021.

Background Information

Nahied Asjad, aged 45, will be known as District Judge Asjad. She was admitted to the Roll in 2002 and was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2008. She was appointed as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security Chamber) in 2011 and was authorised to sit in the Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2014. She was appointed a Tribunal Chair in the Police Appeals Tribunal in 2014 and as a Deputy District Judge in 2019.

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