The King has appointed Luke Jonathan Ashby to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Brandon Lewis CBE 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 Western Circuit, based at Bournemouth County Court with effect from Monday 31 October 2022.
Luke Ashby will be known as District Judge Ashby. He was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 2007. He was appointed as a Fee-paid First-tier Tribunal Judge, assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber in 2019 and as a Deputy District Judge in 2019.