The Queen has appointed Fayaz Benjamin Hammond to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC 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 Midland Circuit, based at both Stoke-on-Trent Combined Court and Stafford Combined Court Centre with effect from 3 February 2020.
Notes to editors
Fayaz Benjamin Hammond, aged 43 will be known as District Judge Fayaz Hammond. He was called to the Bar (G) in 1999. He was appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber in 2013 and as a Deputy District Judge in 2019.