Appointment of a Salaried Judge of the Upper Tribunal: McWilliam

HM The Queen has appointed Joanna Louise McWilliam to be a Salaried Judge of the Upper Tribunal on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP and the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Lord Justice Sullivan.

The Senior President of Tribunals has assigned her to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber with effect from 27 April 2015, on a salaried part-time working basis (70%).

Notes to editors

Joanna Louise McWilliam, aged 45, will be known as Upper Tribunal Judge McWilliam. She was admitted as a Solicitor in 1995. She was appointed as a Fee-paid Immigration Judge of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (now known as Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber) in 2006, as a Fee-paid Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, in 2010 and as a Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber in 2013.

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