Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber Appointment: O’Brien

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The King has appointed Sean O’Brien 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 him to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber with effect from 8 July 2024.

Background Information

Sean O’Brien will be known as Upper Tribunal Judge O’Brien. He was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2001. He was appointed as a Fee-paid Employment Judge in 2013, as a Salaried Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2018, and as a Recorder in 2023.