Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber Appointment: Hirst

AppointmentUpper Tribunal JudgeImmigration and Asylum Chamber (Upper)

The King has appointed Leonie Hirst to be a salaried Judge of the Upper Tribunal on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Alex Chalk KC MP and the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Keith Lindblom.

The Senior President of Tribunals has assigned her to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber with effect from 9 September 2024.

Background Information

Leonie Hirst will be known as Upper Tribunal Judge Hirst. She was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 2006. She was appointed as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber in 2019.