District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Appointment: Leong

The Queen has appointed Grace Wai Yi Leong to be a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) 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 her to the North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court with effect from 17 February 2020.

Notes to editors

Grace Wai Yi Hale, aged 52 will be known as District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Leong. She was admitted to the Roll in 1992, and was called to the Bar (G) in 1998.

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